The Story Behind This Historic South Carolina Fort Will Fascinate You
Just off the South Carolina coast and almost a stone’s throw from Charleston, there’s an island fortification rich with American history. This man-made structure in the middle of Charleston Harbor is credited with having had the first shots of the Civil War fired upon it 156 years ago. The history of this historic fort is fascinating.
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Have you explored Fort Sumter in person and did you see these unique artifacts embedded in the walls of this historic island fortress? We’d love to know and hear about your adventure in our comments!
Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: email@example.com.
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