Category Archive: Fort Moultrie/Fort Sumter

Nov 14 2017

Fort Sumter Announces Photo Contest Winner

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument announced that Gary Heaton’s Fort Moultrie Sunset picture won the 2018 Photo Contest and will be featured on the 2018 Fort Moultrie Annual Pass. The public voted in person and through the fort’s Facebook page, Oct. 14-24. The winner will receive a free …

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Oct 14 2017

Fort Sumter National Monument Announces Four Finalist Photos For The 2018 Annual Fort Moultrie Park Pass

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument has selected the four finalist photos. One of these pictures will be featured on the 2018 annual Fort Moultrie pass. The public will be able to start voting for their favorite photo starting Saturday, October 14. Voting will be done through www.facebook.com/FtMoultrieNPS or in …

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Aug 25 2017

Fort Moultrie To Host A Special Talk By Dr. Nic Butler On The History Of The Pest Houses On August 26

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News On Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 1pm, Dr. Nic Butler, historian for the Charleston County Library, will present a review of the facts and misunderstandings on the Sullivan’s Island quarantine stations or “pest houses.” From 1707 to the mid-1790s, the quarantine station was the first point of landfall for …

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Jun 18 2017

Fort Sumter National Monument Seeks Comments On Entrance Fee Increase At Fort Moultrie

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument is requesting public comment on a planned entrance fee increase at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan’s Island. The entrance fee at Fort Moultrie has not been increased since 2005. The change, planned for implementation on October 1, 2017 includes increasing the per person/1-day entrance fee …

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Jun 15 2017

Fort Moultrie To Observe The Battle Of Sullivan’s Island

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument will mark the 241st anniversary of the Battle of Sullivan’s Island with special programs on Saturday, June 24. The fort will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and park entrance fees will be waived for the day. Visitors of all ages will explore …

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May 10 2017

Fort Moultrie To Participate In “Kids To Parks Day,” May 20, 2017

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Children and their families are invited to participate in fun, hands-on activities at Fort Moultrie on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10 am – 2 pm for the National Park Trust’s seventh annual Kids to Parks Day. Children will talk with soldiers and a civilian from the American …

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Apr 28 2017

Cancellation Of “Out Of Ashes” Living History Event Planned For April 29-30, 2017 At Fort Moultrie

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News The “Out of Ashes: Rebirth of a Nation” living history event that was planned for Fort Moultrie for this weekend, April 29-30, 2017 has been cancelled. Unfortunately, the volunteer re-enactors are unable to attend and provide the living history programs.

Apr 19 2017

Special Junior Ranger Visits Fort Sumter

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News Photos by Steve Rosamilia On Monday, March 27, Miss Aida Frey and her family visited Fort Sumter. She has visited 265 National Parks in six years and many other beautiful places in that time. Her goal is to reach 300 parks in 2017. Aida is an accomplished National …

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Mar 08 2017

North Carolina Students Give Donation To Fort Sumter

By Dawn Davis for The Island Eye News Fort Sumter National Monument is pleased to announce South Caldwell High School students from Ms. Maura Schaffer’s American History class raised over $100 to help the fort with Hurricane Matthew damages. Over a two week period in December, students brought in donations to send to the park. …

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Feb 13 2017

Fort Moultrie To Co-Sponsor Battery Gadsden Cultural Center Event

By Dawn Davis for Island Eye News The National Park Service is co-sponsoring a Battery Gadsden Cultural Center event on “How the Spanish-American War Brought Sullivan’s Island Back to Life”. Join Sullivan’s Island Historian Roy Williams at the Fort Moultrie Visitor Center, on February 16, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. for a one-hour program on the …

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