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Fort Pulaski National Monument
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Owner description: Fort Pulaski National Monument has one of the best preserved nineteenth century masonry fortifications in the United States. It was also the site of a major artillery duel during the Civil War that saw the first major use of rifled artillery in battle. You can tour the fortress, see living historians bringing the past to life, or watch an artillery demonstration that really immerses visitors with the sights and sounds of conflict. The monument however, is more than just a fort. We have over 5000 acres of pristine saltwater marsh, one of the largest concentrations of marsh along the coast of Georgia. Combine that with miles of trails and you have a great way to get away from our cultural history and surround yourself with the natural beauty of Cockspur Island, the heart of the monument.
Reviewed April 27, 2013

We didn't know anything about this place, but decided to go when we passed the signs for it on our way to Tybee Island. What fun!! We got there just in time for a guided tour, which was very well done. We also walked on one of the trails before we left. A very interesting place to visit when in the area!

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Reviewed April 27, 2013

One of the best preserved old forts in the country. I really enjoy stopping here. Originally built by Robert E. Lee when he was fresh out of West Point, the fort later feel relatively quickly under fire from the rifled cannons of the Union army during the civil war. Perhaps this is why it is still standing.This is definitely a must see when in the Savannah area.

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Reviewed April 25, 2013

I love exploring this fort, so much history. Plan on spending a couple hours here, walking the walls looking out the windows, immersing yourself in history. The fort is beautiful from the moat to the architecture, mounds and layout. I enjoyed seeing the canons and gaining an understanding of the local geography. When you first get there, you might ask yourself, why was the fort build in this location, there's not much here. the story of how the fort fell is fascinating, but you'll have to learn that on your own, no spoilers here. Go, see, enjoy.

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Reviewed April 23, 2013

This was a very interesting tour with so much history behind it.
The tour guide was quite interesting and obviously excited about the history behind the Fort.
Definitely come early (around 10:30) or in the afternoon (around 3) for the guided tour.
You can check out the place on your own but I'm sure you would not get the same information out of it and you'd assume that Fort Pulaski is only related to the Civil War which it is not.
Be sure to check out the top of the Fort especially the side that has Cockspur Lighthouse.
A must see if you're a history buff!

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Reviewed April 23, 2013

Fort Pulaski is an amazingly maintained historic site and the rangers are knowledgeable and passionate about the site. I have been to a lot of forts and they just don't get much better and bigger than this on. Don't overlook Fort McAllister just down the road in Richmond Hill! It is a great earthen fort that is also well maintained!

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