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Fort Sumter National Monument located in the Charleston Harbor. Boats depart for tours from Mt. Pleasant and Downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

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'Visit Fort Sumter' Charleston Things to Do Tip by etfromnc

Aerial View of Fort Sumter: Located in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, Fort Sumter was the site of the first engagement of the Civil War on April 12, 1861. (Photo Credit: Bob Krist/CORBIS)

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Historical Understanding: Student Activity SS5H1: C. Identify major battles and campaigns: Fort Sumter, Gettysburg, the Atlanta Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, and Appomattox Court House. Students will learn about the battle at Fort Sumter and the important facts and effects of the war. They will then make a diorama of the Fort and the battle.

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The Ultimate and Definitive Bucket List For Everyone In South Carolina

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1861, inside Fort Sumter flying the Confederate Flag. "Fort Sumter is a Third System masonry coastal fortification located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. The fort is best known as the site upon which the shots initiating the American Civil War were fired, at the Battle of Fort Sumter. In 1966, the site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places."

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