Fort Moultrie celebrating 200 years

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Update, evening: The Post and Courier has a brief write-up from the day's events; read it here.

The second Fort Moultrie was built commissioned on December 19, 1809, to replace the hastily built -- but legendary -- first Fort Moultrie

Read more stories on this subject in our Fort Moultrie topic page.And so today marks 200 years for the Palmetto State icon and national monument on Sullivan's Island. The day will be marked with historical presentation and reenactments. 

The Post and Courier has a nice rundown on those celebrations and the history of the fort; go get the story.