Exploring Historic Fort Moultrie In Charleston, SC
Fort Moultrie is a fortification system located on Sullivan’s Island built in 1776 to protect the city of Charleston, SC.
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$10 for adults & children 15 and under are free. Currently only self guided tours are available but park rangers are happy to answer questions.
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Start by exploring the underground tunnels and storage facilities.
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Learn about how the fort was used through the Revolutionary, Civil War and World War II.
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Climb the platforms and battery walls for views of Charleston Harbor and the ocean.
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Learn about the technology added to the fort during World War II through hands on displays.
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Marvel at the size and power of the restored cannons and guns stationed around the fort.
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Find more tunnels to explore!
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Imagine what the fort would have looked like through the different decades. Info signs will help you recreate each one.
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You can walk around the entire fort on multiple levels. Be sure to take sunscreen and water for hot days.
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Discover the storage rooms of Fort Moultrie.
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This one was filled with original gun powder barrels from as early as 1834!
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This fort is great for the whole family to learn and discover!
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The history and stories are so fascinating!
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When you’re done, walk a short ways behind the fort to the beach for some fun in the sun!
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FYI: We have seen dolphins every time we’ve been to this beach!
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