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Fort Moultrie National Monument

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Address: 1214 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482-9748
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Federal headquarters for the National Park Service's historic properties...

Federal headquarters for the National Park Service's historic properties located in Charleston and Fort Sumter.

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Did you know that Osceola died here?

There are so many things to do and see in Charleston, South Carolina, that my wife and I always reserve three days to take in as much as we can. One thing we always can count on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are so many things to do and see in Charleston, South Carolina, that my wife and I always reserve three days to take in as much as we can. One thing we always can count on: no matter how much we see, we always learn something new. Take Fort Moultrie National Monument, for example. Located at 1214 Middle Street... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to visit this Fort on Sullivans Island early in the day around 9:30 AM and stayed about 2 hours. Free parking at the visitor center and enter the visitor center building. Restrooms are outside to the right of the entrance. There is an admission fee, but we have the National Park Lifetime Senior pass, so there was no... More 

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Fort Sumter first and found it kind of disappointing. Luckily, Fort Moultrie was way more extensive and interesting while costing less and being easier to get to! The fort was huge and our self-guided tour allowed us to explore and learn about many different aspects and time periods at the fort. Don't forget to pay at the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited twice. Key to understanding American history during the Revolutionary and Civil War. Amazing view of Ft. Sumter and the beach. Also the final resting place of Chief Osceola and Gen. Moultrie. Take a tour of the fort and then walk down to the beach. It's beautiful. Be sure to see the Lighthouse, as well as three civil war... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go every year. Sullivan's Island is an all-around awesome place to visit! We're here all day, if not two. The beach is at the back side of this fort, so you park to do both. It's quiet, fun, historical, interesting, there's a gift shop, and you can walk around (or run as the kids do lol), and entertain for... More 

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived very near closing time and were allowed a few minutes to quickly tour the fort on our own. It was very interesting and we wish we had more time...

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Fredericksburg, VA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eh, not really a lot to see here, took 15 minutes to do the self guided tour. Wsa fine for us, I have the Eagle park pass so it was free, otherwise it costs $5, not sure it is worth it.

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teen aged son and I visited Fort Moultrie. We just did everything self-guided. The small museum at beginning was informative. Exploring the fort was tons of fun. The history of the fort is amazing. We easily spent 2hrs at the fort. Staff is great and the views of the harbor are great.

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knoxville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and visited the Fort late in the day unfortunately with only hour before closing and definitely could have used more time. The history behind the fort is fascinating. It is very well kept and historical information posted throughout for easy reading. For history buffs I definitely recommend visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not too much into Forts, but this was such a pivotal place I had to see it. We did not take a guided tour, but walked it inside and out on our own. Being Veteran's Day, admission was free. They have a wonderful museum. So much history, so many displays. The grounds are clean, the views remarkable. You can... More 

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