Living history Civil War program & Get Outdoors Festival @ Fort McAllister, Richmond Hill

Fort McAllister Living History program Savannah 2015“Before the Storm” at Fort McAllister State Park in Richmond Hill just outside Savannah this Sat. Nov. 14 2015.

Fort McAllister, a 1,725-acre Georgia state historic park, will host “Before the Storm,” a living history program.

This is the perfect chance to see life as a Civil War soldier. Step back in time to 1864, a time when Georgia was in great peril. This program features soldiers preparing for the invading armies of General Sherman, who attacked the fort on December 13, 1864.

They will be firing their muskets and the cannon throughout the weekend. Walk among the soldiers as they go about their preparations and drills.

WHERE: Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324

WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2015
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
9 a.m. – noon

COST: Regular fort admission.

MORE: For more information, call 912.727.2339 or email your questions to


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, getting started in running, how to attract wildlife and birds to your backyard, geocaching and many more topics. There will be arts and craft booths where you can buy unique holiday gifts. The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill will be selling food.  There will also be a door prize drawing every hour.  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.

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