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8:23 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie visits bring in $24 million

A report says that the Fort Sumter National Monument and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site brought in 903,137 visitors in 2011, accounting for some $24 million in spending in the surrounding communities, and supporting 312 jobs.  
4:24 am on Monday March 11, 2013

Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie visits bring in $24 million

Image by Carlin Timmons/NPS A report says that the Fort Sumter National Monument and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site brought in 903,137 visitors in 2011, accounting for some $24 million in spending in the surrounding communities, and...
10:19 pm on Sunday June 3, 2012

Notes on Quotes-Edgar Allan Poe on Sweating It Out!

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer         “The best things in life make you sweaty.”  Edgar Allan Poe, 1809-1849    Author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe, was stationed in the U. S. Army at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island under the name of...
4:28 am on Friday January 28, 2011

First ever South Carolina Flag Day celebration today

Image by Flickr user erjkprunczykIt was 150 years ago today that South Carolina's General Assembly approved Robert Barnwell Rhett design for South Carolina's iconic blue and white palmetto tree and crescent national flag. In honor of the first...
3:55 am on Saturday December 19, 2009

Fort Moultrie celebrating 200 years

Image by Wikiemedia Commons Update, evening: The Post and Courier has a brief write-up from the day's events; read it here. The second Fort Moultrie was built commissioned on December 19, 1809, to replace the hastily built -- but legendary -- first...
1:35 pm on Wednesday September 23, 2009

Fort Moultrie playing host to Edgar Allen Poe performance spectacular

Image by National Parks ServiceImage by 20090923-poe.jpg On October 10 at 8:30 p.m., Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island will be transformed into the scenery for a special presentation of Edgar Allen Poe’s work. The performance art event, 'Edgar...
2:29 am on Thursday September 10, 2009

U.S. mint picks Fort Moultrie to represent state

Image by Flickr user CayusaImage by 20090910-fort.jpg The United States Mint has chosen Sullivan Island's Fort Moultrie to represent South Carolina in the new "American the Beautiful" quarter series. The Fort Moultrie pressing of the coin is set to...
5:56 am on Saturday July 18, 2009

Come check out Fort Moultrie for free (updated)

Image by NPSImage by 20090612-fort.jpg Sergeant William Jasper raises the fallen regimental flag over Fort Moultrie on June 28, 1776. Update July 18: The free weekends are back. Also, The Post and Courier writes that a memorial ceremony for the...
5:45 am on Friday June 26, 2009

Army Band playing two free shows

Image by 246th Army BandImage by 20090626-band.jpg The 246th Army Band, of the SC Army National Guard is performing two free shows in the Charleston area this month. This first show is at the Fort Sumter Visitor Center on June 29 and the second will...
5:34 am on Sunday March 1, 2009

New exhibit remembers slave trade on Sullivan's Island

Image by From the cover of Authentic Anecdotes of American SlaveryImage by 20090301-slavery.jpgA new addition to the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center pays tribute to the 200,000 to 360,000 slaves brought through Charleston. The State reports, and writes...

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