On April 12, 1861, Union-controlled Fort Sumter was fired on by Confederate in Charleston, South Carolina, setting off a conflict that would last four years and transform the United States.
You still have time! Due to weather postponements Park Day events continue into May. The day is dedicated to taking on maintenance projects to help beautify battlefields across the U.S. It’s an easy and fun way to make a big impact.
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