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Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Skulls, Skins, and Scales
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 12 PM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come learn about the local wildlife through pelts and skulls and meet a live King snake. Meet in the visitor center. $3 - $5. 770-975-4151.
Handicapped Accessible 
Wilderness Survival Skills
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
It's getting cold out, the ability to build a fire and make shelter in the wilderness could keep you safe or make you the coolest kid on the camping trip. Bring the family to the Visitor's Center for this program. Program is weather permitting. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $3 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sustainable Living with DIY Vinegar
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Like many self-sustaining country families, the Picketts had to make a lot of products at home, including vinegar for aid in canning, medicine, and cleaning. We're learning about their skills and making vinegar for ourselves; you'll even take home a bit of vinegar to try later. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $3 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
Handicapped Accessible 
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Skulls, Skins, and Scales
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 12 PM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come learn about the local wildlife through pelts and skulls and meet a live King snake. Meet in the visitor center. $3 - $5. 770-975-4151.
Handicapped Accessible 
Wilderness Survival Skills
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
It's getting cold out, the ability to build a fire and make shelter in the wilderness could keep you safe or make you the coolest kid on the camping trip. Bring the family to the Visitor's Center for this program. Program is weather permitting. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $3 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Sustainable Living with DIY Vinegar
Saturday, Feb 27, 2016 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Like many self-sustaining country families, the Picketts had to make a lot of products at home, including vinegar for aid in canning, medicine, and cleaning. We're learning about their skills and making vinegar for ourselves; you'll even take home a bit of vinegar to try later. Email questions to redtop.programmers@dnr.ga.gov. $3 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
Handicapped Accessible 
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Soldier and Civilian Life During the Civil War
Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us to learn about the life of Soldiers and Civilians during the Civil War. See what soldiers were issued from the army and learn what they took from the land as they marched toward Atlanta. See how families tried to continue to live their lives and continue with daily activities as the soldiers marched across their farms. $3-$5.50 770-443-7850.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Home School Day And Story Time
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 11 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
It's time for a Home School Field Trip At Pickett's Mill Battlefield. We will have a Civil War Soldier's Life with black powder demonstration; a tour of the museum and a hike of the battlefield; and to top it off we have a local librarian coming to read to us. Feel free to bring lunch/snacks. $3 - $5. 770-443-7850.
Saturday, June 4, 2016
152nd Battle Commemoration and National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
This battle was one of the few Confederate victories. Witness artillery and musket firing demonstrations. Learn what it was like to be a soldier at this battle. See how civilians were affected by this battle. Finish the afternoon with a guided interpretive hike on the actual battlefield. $3.00 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Friday, November 11, 2016
Soldier and Civilian Life during the Civil War and Candlelight Tours
Friday, Nov 11, 2016 until Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 10 AM to 9 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us to learn about the life of Soldiers and Civilians during the Civil War. See civilian and military living History Demonstrations. Later that night, participate in a guided interpretive tour. Relive the tense moments of the night battle at Pickett's Mill. Preregistration is required. $10.00 770-443-7850.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Hidden Gem Series: Diversity of Native Plants at Pickett's Mill
Saturday, Nov 12, 2016 2 PM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Pickett's Mill boasts a large variety of native plants. The biodiversity of habitats fosters growth of a number of plant communities. Join a ranger in exploring the rolling hills, wide-open fields, the steep, rocky ledges, and low-lying mesic areas. Discover the hidden plant communities, including the rare Georgia Aster. $3 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
Hidden Gem 
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Gather the family and join us at our 1850s log cabin. Help decorate the tree. Civil War soldiers will be home for the holidays. The cabin will be the setting as period reenactors demonstrate farm life, chores, and celebrations of the period. Play with the toys pioneer children would have played with. $3.00 - $5.50 770-443-7850.
 

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