MLK Jr. Holiday Weekend soldier demos, interactive program @ Old Fort Jackson

Thanksgiving demos, interactive program Savannah Old Fort Jackson Did you know that Old Fort Jackson in Savannah has seen 100 years of military conflict? The location played an important role in the American Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Civil War.

Come learn about the importance of the fort’s location during our special “A Century of Sentries” program over this upcoming MLK Jr. Day 3-day weekend 2016.

Explore the daily life of a soldier, while uncovering stories about the many individuals and units once stationed here.

Guests can participate in a variety of activities appropriate for all ages. Available activities include marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drill and musket and cannon demonstrations.

“A Century of Sentries” is FREE for members and the cost of regular admission for the general public. Click here to become a member & save big.

Chatham Days‘ buy one, get one free discount for locals applies until Jan. 31 @ Old Fort Jackson. Free for members.

When: Jan. 15-18, 2016  9AM-5PM

Where: Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd., Savannah, GA 31404

Cost: FREE for members; general admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children. Click here to become a member & save big.

Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, GA 31404 (912.232.3945)


loyalists liberty Savannah History Museum Loyalists & Liberty: A Revolutionary War Experience at Savannah History Museum, Fri. Jan. 15- Mon. Jan. 18  2016.

The story of Savannah’s role in the American Revolution comes alive. This hands-on family-friendly experience starts in Savannah History Museum, where you will learn about Savannah at the time of the Revolution, conditions of a soldier in the American militia, and events leading up to the 1779 Battle of Savannah. The program concludes on Battlefield Memorial Park with musket firing demonstrations, while you join in our reenactment of the militia attack on this British fortification.

This experimental program is offered on select days including Jan. 15-18 2016 at 10:30AM, 12:30PM, and 2:30PM. For more information, click here or call 912.651.6840 x 303.

Savannah History Museum, 303 MLK Jr. Blvd. Savannah, 31401, Coastal Heritage Society is a advertiser. 


Train Rides in SavannahDiesel Train Rides at Georgia State Railroad Museum

What: Come for a site tour of Georgia State Railroad Museum and enjoy a special diesel train ride, showcasing our #119 locomotive, a 44 tonner center cab switch engine, which was built in 1947.

When/Where: Daily from Jan. 15-18 at Georgia State Railroad Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Cost: The price of general admission. Adult tickets are $10 and children’s tickets are $6 (for children 2 to 12 years of age.) Discounted train rides for members.

Learn more here. 

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