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Check out Fort Sumter!

When you come to Charleston, you should definitely consider visiting Fort Sumter to witness where the civil war began.  It is a great opportunity to take in some US history! Apparently, you won’t be alone if you choose to check out the Fort this year.  In fact, visitation hit record levels last year with a total of 328,000 people taking the boat tour to Fort Sumter.  This was partly due to the 150th anniversary of the civil war, but the trend continues this year, as the visitation is up 11% through March (ABC). Here is some more information and history about Fort Sumter from the National Park Service if you … Continue reading

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