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Ninety Six and Star Fort

Ninety Six, South Carolina
County of Greenwood.
2 miles south of Ninety Six between S.C. Rts. 248 and 27
National Register Number: 69000169
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - fortification. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: National Historic Site.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
This important colonial backcountry trading village and government seat was held briefly by the British during the Revolutionary War and was the scene of General Nathaniel Greene's siege in 1781. The site contains the remains of earthworks from 1781 fortifications, remains of two historic villages, a colonial plantation complex, and numerous prehistoric sites.

Condition:
Ninety Six National Historic Site is currently undergoing a Cultural Landscape Report process. The final report will provide an evaluation of all cultural resources in the park.

FY-08-Project Management Information System project received funding for a cultural landscape report. The process is currently underway with a 75% draft received.


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