Fort Moultrie, SC: 170 Years of Protecting our Nation

Fort Moultrie, SC: 170 Years of Protecting our Nation

I've visited Charleston, South Carolina many times, but for some reason, I never made it out to Fort Sumter…probably because there’s always been some much to see and do in the city itself! Well, during my most recent visit, I finally remedied that! (Read about my visit to Fort Sumter here.) Inspired by that visit, I decided to take in another nearby citadel, Fort Moultrie.  Located on Sullivan’s Island, Fort Moultrie was built to protect Charleston, which it did quite nicely when British warships attacked on June 28, 1776. (This battle was actually America’s…Read more
Fort Sumter, SC: First Battle of the Civil War

Fort Sumter, SC: First Battle of the Civil War

Top photo credit Charleston, South Carolina, is a charming city, known for its rich history and its world-famous southern hospitality. There’s so much to see and do in this captivating locale, but make sure you budget in some time to venture out to one of the area’s premier attractions, Fort Sumter. Fort Sumter is an island fortification located in Charleston Harbor, and is most famous for being the site where the first shots of the Civil War were fired. After South Carolina succeeded from the Union, they wanted the Union forces stationed there…Read more