Fort Sumter.  Enter for free at Visitors Station, Ferry to Fort Sumter $17 adults, $10 kids

On April the American Civil War began when Confederate artillery fired on Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. Explore history at Fort Sumter National Park.

Fort Sumter National Monument – Charleston, South Carolina

Fort Sumter National Monument - Charleston, South Carolina

Learn about the Fort Sumner present in Charleston, South Carolina. This tiny brick fort on an island proves to be the spark that started the Civil War.

Fort Sumter is a coastal fortification in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. It is made in a Third System masonry, which was a very ambitious sea coast defensive system built after the War of 1812.

Fort Sumter was named after General Thomas Sumter. It is best known to be the site of the Battle of Fort Sumter, which took place in 1861 and marked the beginning of the Civil War. Granted this, the site is also where the first shots during the said war were fired.

Fort Sumter ~ Charleston Harbor, SC ~ It was the place where the Civil War began. If your a history buff you have to visit here at least once.

One of the most hallowed  grounds in America is easily Fort Sumter just outside of Charleston, South   Carolina. This Fort went down in history as the site of the first shot of the Civil War. Residents of Charleston report that the spirits of Confederate and Union soldiers roam the Fort as well as the town.   Charleston is also the site where Blackbeard ran his vessel, Queen Anne's Revenge, aground. Residents insist that Blackbeard's head haunts the area to this day

One of the hallowed grounds in America is Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. The site of the first shot of the Civil War, residents of Charleston report that the spirits of Confederate and Union soldiers roam the fort as well as the town

https://flic.kr/p/9PBuak | Taking a boat to Fort Sumter South Carolina | Taking a boat to Fort Sumter South Carolina

https://flic.kr/p/9PBuak | Taking a boat to Fort Sumter South Carolina | Taking a boat to Fort Sumter South Carolina

The wreckage-strewn site of the Marines’ failed landing at Fort Sumter on September 8, 1863. Some 21 Marines later died at Andersonville prison.

The wreckage-strewn site of the Marines’ failed landing at Fort Sumter on September Some 21 Marines later died at Andersonville prison.

Scale model of Fort Sumter in Charleston SC harbor (Before Civil War 1861)

Scale model of Fort Sumter in Charleston SC harbor (Before Civil War

Fort Sumter before the battle

Kids learn about the Battle of Fort Sumter, South Carolina. A major event that started American Civil War.

The American Civil War broke out in 1861 when the Confederates attacked a U.S. fortress, Fort Sumter, and ended with the surrender of all Confederate armies in 1865.

The American Civil War broke out in 1861 when the Confederates attacked a U.S. fortress, Fort Sumter, and ended with the surrender of all Confederate armies in 1865.

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