Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Fort Pulaski National Monument

Address:US Hwy 80 E
Savannah, GA 31410

Phone:912-786-5787
Fax:912-786-6023
Web: www.nps.gov/fopu/
Size: 5,623 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on October 15, 1924; transferred from War Department on August 10, 1933.
Location:15 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. Follow US 80 east toward Tybee Island.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, boating, fishing, self-guided tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Bombardment of this early 19th-century fort by rifled cannon in April of 1862 first demonstrated the ineffectiveness of old-style masonry fortifications.

See other parks in Georgia.