Park officials at Fort Sumter National Monument say they do not yet know when the popular site will reopen after Tropical Storm Irma last week.
A National Park Service spokeswoman said repairs are still needed to a dock which receives ferry passengers from the mainland, restrooms on the island and other infrastructure. Flooding also covered the fort’s low-lying areas, although spokeswoman Dawn Davis said it does not appear to have caused significant damage to the site’s historic sections.
“It’s as good as it can be in that it’s only (damaged) the modern things that we can fix,” she told South Carolina Radio Network. [Read more…]