Discover places associated with Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, as well as sites around the country with Reconstruction stories. Visit the Reconstruction Era National Historic Network to learn about even more sites managed by public and private entities that preserve Reconstruction sites.

What's the Reconstruction story in your community?

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Camp Saxton

Camp Saxton was the first recruit depot for Black soldiers, and hosted a large Emancipation Day celebration on January 1, 1863

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Brick Baptist Church

Students met in Brick Baptist beginning in 1862, and today it is an active church congregation.

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Downtown Beaufort

Explore the visitor center and the Beaufort National Historic Landmark District

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Penn Center

The Penn School was the beginnings of African American education during Reconstruction.

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