Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

From Interstate I-95, take Exit 99 onto Interstate I-16 East (James L Gillis Memorial Hwy) for 7 miles. Take Exit 164A onto Interstate I-516 East toward US-80 East. Take Exit 3 (US-17 S/US-80 E) toward US-80 East. Turn left onto Ocean Highway, Ogeechee Rd (US-17 N, US-80 East). Bear right onto West Victory Drive (US-80 East). Continue on US-80 East for 13 miles. GPS Coordinates for Fort Pulaski National Monument: N32° 01.680 W080° 53.525

Phone

(912) 786-5787

Activities

BIKING, PICNICKING

Campground Reservations

Georgia Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Georgia Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Georgia Recreation Areas | Fort Pulaski National Monument Official Website | Fort Pulaski National Monument Map

For much of the 19th century, masonry fortifications were the United States™ main defense against overseas enemies. However, during the Civil War, new technology proved its superiority to these forts. The Union army used rifled cannon and compelled the Confederate garrison inside Fort Pulaski to surrender. The siege was a landmark experiment in the history of military science and invention.