Ninety Six National Historic Site, Ninety Six

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Ninety Six National Historic Site commemorates the settlement and development of the colonies as well as the southern campaign of the American Revolution.

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  • Amazing place to visit. You will learn a lot about history and why it is called Ninety Six Historic Site. They have walking trails and you can take your dog.  more »
  • Located in the outskirts of Ninety Six South Carolina, this is a beautiful location that was once a source of conflict for our early nation with both the Indians & the British. The best way to enjoy t...  more »
  • What a wonderful place to visit for a historical outing or just an afternoon enjoying nature. The rangers are helpful and the museum offers a wonderful overview to Star Fort's history and our foundati...  more »
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  • This is truly a hidden gem in the National Park Service. There is so much history packed into one small space: from Native American and colonial history, through the Revolutionary War (two battles were fought here!) and beyond. It is one of the best maintained parks I've seen and the staff is both friendly and professional. Highly recommended!
  • This was a nice experience. The staff was very pleasant. The video shown at the visitor center was well done and informative. There is a small museum with the usual time period artifacts excavated from the historical sight. A paved 1 mile loop trail to the star fort sight with information stops along the way. Other nature/historical trails available. We have heard stories connecting this site to some of the revolutionary battle sites where we live so it was nice connecting them by coming to see this site.
  • Happened upon it during a motorcycle ride and decided to spend some time there. I was offered to see the movie about the history of this historic site. If you like reading about revolutionary War history, this museum is for you. The place is well laid out and immaculately kept.
  • Ninety Six, South Carolina, is the historic American Revolution battleground where The Siege of Ninety Six took place, in 1781. In 1778, the British started their second attempt to take the South by assaulting Savannah, Georgia. By 1780 they had taken Charleston, South Carolina. The British seemed unstoppable but they were in for a surprise. In this battle, Americans loyal to the British Crown fought the American Patriots who were fighting for their freedom from the crown. You can almost feel yourself step through a time portal as you stroll through this historic property. This is a beautifully majestic yet sobering place. As you stroll the easy 1 mile route, you can see the remnants of the British Star Fort as well as the elaborate trenching the Patriots dug to get close enough to launch their attack.  If you squint your eyes just so, your mind’s eye can only imagine the mayhem that occurred here so long ago. The beautifully restored and historically accurate Logan House sits near the park’s Visitors Center.  A peek through the window makes you realize how hard Colonial American life must have been. The Visitors Center provides a lot of interesting background information, a 20 minute movie, many artifacts, a plethora of gifts,  cold water and air conditioned restrooms. The park offers many special events, children's interactive nature and history classes as well as historical reenactments and various antique weapon demonstrations. This is a very interesting, well preserved historical landmark, one of South Carolina’s many.  If you are ever in the area, this site is definitely worth a couple hours of your time. Additionally, this is a wonderful teaching site, allowing children and adults to flash back to the past, if only for a moment. #southcarolina #ninetysix #letsguide #googlelocalguide #localguides #seagypsysuz
  • Lovely ground. Quite a bit of history. Love the reenactment days!
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