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Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter
Fort Sumter, Charleston / Methaz, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

WorldBlue  In short

Sea fort – a fortified island at the entrance in Charleston port. Construction started in 1829 and was left unfinished on April 12, 1861, when the American Civil War started exactly here. A historical monument of major importance.

4.9 out of 10 stars 48.5%

GPS coordinates
32.7524 N 79.8746 W
Location, address
North America, United States, South Carolina, Charlestown, island fort at the entrance in Charlestown Harbor

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