Saturday, September 17, 2016

Bill would make Fort Sumter, Moultrie into a higher-profile national park

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, the first black U.S. senator from the Deep South since Reconstruction, is proposing that the site where the Civil War began be raised in status to that of a national park. The Republican lawmaker has introduced a bill creating the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park as the nation’s 60th national park and second in South Carolina. • Article

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