October 17th, 2020 by Corey Edwards

Fort Pulaski National MonumentGuests looking for some fascinating Civil War history in Savannah will enjoy a visit to Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island, less than half an hour from McMillan Inn.

Fort Pulaski was built on Cockspur Island early in the 19th century as protection for the Port of Savannah. Construction took 18 years, beginning in the 1820’s and wrapping up in 1847. The result is the imposing, five-sided, brick fort that you can visit to this day. (more…)