To visit Fort Sumter you can take a ferry from either the Fort Sumter Visitor Education Center at Liberty Square in downtown Charleston or from the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. Fort Sumter retains much of its history and mystique and is a must see for any Civil War buff. Don't forget to tour nearby Fort Moultrie and the many Civil War sites in the beautiful and historic town of Charleston.
Fort Sumter Battlefield: What's Nearby
The American Battlefield Trust and our members would like to save land at Fort Sumter Battlefield.
Charleston Harbor, SC | April 12, 1861
Result: Confederate Victory