Walk Where Battles Were Fought and Heroes Were Forged

Settlers struggled against the harsh backcountry to survive. Cherokee Indians hunted and fought to keep their land. Two towns and a trading post were formed then abandoned to the elements. And two Revolutionary War battles claimed over 100 lives. Come discover the 18th century history of South Carolina.

Photo shows a reenactor dressed in 18th century clothes firing a musket.

Battle of Ninety Six Anniversary Event

On November 16-17, 2019, we will commemorate the Battle of Ninety Six, a battle that brought the War to the Carolina backcountry.

Visitors watch a blacksmith work.

Upcoming Events

See what events are planned at the park.

picture of is a buckskin horse with a female rider in a meadow

Equestrian Management Plan Findings

The Park has announced the release of the Finding of No Significant Impact for the Equestrian Management Plan and Environmental Assessment.

Ninety Six National Historic Site sign

Virtual Tour of 96

This online tour allows you to preview what Ninety Six has to offer.

James Birmingham's skeleton

James Birmingham

James Birmingham, of the Long Cane Militia, is considered to have been the first Patriot killed in the South during the American Revolution.

Last updated: May 23, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Ninety Six National Historic Site
1103 Hwy 248

Ninety Six, SC 29666


(864) 543-4068

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