Learn About the Park

  • A white single-story building with a front porch and ramp.
    Presidential Proclamation

    Read the Presidential Proclamation that established Reconstruction Era National Monument in January 2017.

  • A brick single story building with large arched windows.
    John D. Dingell, Jr. Act

    Read the legislation passed by Congress in 2019 that redesignated the park to a national historical park an established the network.

  • Two women read an exhibit about identity and land ownership.

    Find out what is happening at the park.

  • A map of Beaufort from 1863.
    History & Culture

    Explore the history and culture of Reconstruction Era National Historical Park.

  • A park ranger holding a sign in front of a brick building, talking to a group of children.
    Educational Programs and Field Trips

    Learn about on-site and virtual field trip options available for educators around the country.

  • A ranger stands behind a podium with a National Park Service arrowhead.

    View park policies and follow the new site's progress.

  • A ranger stands behind a camera.
    Photos and Multimedia

    See images from around the park and at park events.

  • Three shelves full of merchandise set up in a building.
    Park Store

    The park store contains informational and educational items about the Reconstruction Era for all ages.

Last updated: March 12, 2024

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706 Craven Street
Beaufort, SC 29902


(843) 962-0039

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