Castle Pinckney Website

NEW – Bonnie Blue Flag Flying over Castle Pinckney!

New drawing available – a full size render of Castle Pinckney

Our Historic Photos category has new content – Castle Pinckney Depot circa 1889 and Captain James W. Whiteley

Check out our NEWS section to see what Flags have recently flown over Castle Pinckney!

A Comparison of the Construction of Castle Pinckney and Fort Moultrie in 1809 – written by Hannah Jellema

Mission Statement:  Castle Pinckney, located in the middle of Charleston Harbor, is one of the oldest fortifications of its kind still extant. Constructed in 1810, it was built to provide defense of the coast of a new and great country. The Castle Pinckney Historical Preservation Society is dedicated to the general preservation of the fort, and to the feasible and appropriate restoration of some of its lost features. The purpose of this heritage preservation effort is to reestablish the historical significance of this resource. This effort will allow citizens and visitors to better understand the role the site and Charleston harbor played in the development of the City of Charleston and in the greater sweep of American history at large.