Seeking National Park status for Forts Sumter and Moultrie
Forts that were important during both the American Revolution and the US Civil War stand guard in the harbor across from the historic city of Charleston. While both forts have been designated national monuments, a South Carolina senator has introduced a bill to make them national parks.
Bill calls for Fort Sumter, site of civil war's beginning, to become national park
By Associated Press in Charleston, South Carolina
September 11, 2016