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Fort Pulaski National Monument


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Fort Pulaski, where in 1862 during the American Civil War, the Union Army successfully tested a rifled cannon, the success of which rendered brick fortifications obsolete.

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  • 2017-08-15

    Historical with good storytellers

    We had not been to the Fort and enjoyed hearing about its history and seeing the preserved equipment that included quarters and cannons in addition to the Fort itself. Most enjoyable is listening to...

  • 2017-08-14

    A easily missed gem!

    Fort Pulaski is located half way between Savannah and Tybee Island off of highway 80. If your doing the speed limit, you could easily miss it. It's a National Monument,so there is a fee to enter. It...

  • 2017-08-09

    Learn why brick and mortar forts were not considered viable post 1862

    Superbly maintained, easily visited. Signage could be improved. Rather than just identifying locations, history and relevance should be presented. Weapons throughout the fort have no signage...


  • This place is great! The history is phenomenal, to walk around and see the different areas of the fort and how they have been maintained over the years was...