Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Fort Pulaski (NPS photo)

US 80, Chatham County GA (about 15 miles east of Savannah)
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Federal fort built to guard Savanna in 1847 was taken by Georgians in December 1860. It was retaken in April 1862 after a bombardment that proved masonry fortifications were useless against modern artillery weapons. Trails explore the area.

Visitor center open 9 am–5 pm daily, extended during the summer. $5/person.

912-786-5787
nps.gov/fopu




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