We love to visit historical places and love to go to NPS places. This was one of them. We learned a lot on the ferry over there and learned more from the 15 minute talk from the park ranger. The only downside is that you...More
About Fort Sumter National Monument
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Boat ride to Sumter was very enjoyable. The Fort was well maintained; however, there were no conducted tours of the Fort which would have been helpful. Guides did answer any questions. Folding the flag ceremony was enjoyable.
Highly recommend this tour for all ages! The ruins are amazing and there's so much history to learn about! The rangers were so friendly and knowledgeable. The tour price was affordable compared to other national monuments we've gone to and only takes about 2.5 hours!
I suggest arriving early for the first boat ride to Fort Sumter. This gives you the opportunity to participate in the flag raising on the monument. The site is well maintained by the National Park Service. It includes access to many of the ruins of...More
Informative tour about beginning of civil war. One hour time allowed at the fort is not quite enough time absorb all the details. Park guides well informed.