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Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter
Charleston, South Carolina
The fort was named after General Thomas Sumter, a hero of the American Revolution. On April 12, 1861, at 4:30 a.m., Confederate batteries opened fire on the fort, which started the American Civil War.

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Top 10 Most Popular South Carolina Landmarks

  1. Fort Sumter
  2. Walden Correctional Institution
  3. Swallow Savanna
  4. The Big Opening
  5. Abbeville Opera House
  6. State Line Monument 1
  7. Columbia Museum of Art
  8. Harllee Natural History Museum
  9. Emanuel Synagogue
  10. Allendale County African-American Cultural Center

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