Candle Lantern Tour & more Fall children’s events @ Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

Fort McAllister Richmond Hill Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill Fall 2015 Events include:

History Under Our Feet

Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Local Archaeologist, Jessie Larson will present a program about archaeology in our area. She will talk about local archaeology finds, how archaeologists know where to dig, and what tools they use. This informative talk and demonstration will be great for adults and older children. $3.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Annual Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Join us for our annual guided tour. See the soldiers go about their evening duties. Stop in the barracks for some hot cider and a cookie. Then prepare yourself for some noise as the cannon is fired over the Ogeechee River. This is one of most popular annual events.

$8 for adults; $5 children ages 6 and over. Children 5 and under are free. For more information, call 912.727.2339 or email your questions to

The Haunting of Blackbeards’ Island
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Savage Island becomes Blackbeards’ Island for the weekend as we decorate and dress like pirates. Decorate your campsite like a pirate ship or camp and compete for prizes for the most original and most frightening campsite. Rangers will go site to site giving out candy. Come for a campfire where we will give prizes for best sites and best costumes. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaIt’s feeling like fall, so let’s enjoy the nice weather and take a hike. Join a ranger for a brisk 3 mile hike along the Redbird Creek trail. Stop and enjoy the marsh and hear a quick lesson about the mysteries of the marsh. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Get Outdoors Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Come and see displays and demonstrations about many outdoor activities.Learn more about hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, birding,and much more. Enjoy a craft show, hayride and entertainment too. This will be a great and informative day. $3.00 per person, under 6 is free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, 31324




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