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Fort McAllister State Park
  Saturday, November 29, 2014
The Guale of Satuache
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
When old world traditions mix with new world customs, you end up with Satuache, a Spanish mission for the conversion of the Guale to Christianity. Learn the local history of Satuache, the Spanish, and the Guale. $3. Children under 6 are free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, December 6, 2014
Decorating for Christmas Using Natural Materials
Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join Naturalist Shirley Rowe for a hands on demonstration on how to use, pine, holly, pine cones, and other materials found in the woods to make Christmas decorations for your home. You will leave with the knowledge of how to make garlands, wreaths, and ornaments. Make and take some with you. If you have a glue gun and gloves, bring them. $6 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, December 13, 2014
150th Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 9 AM to 4 PM
  Handicapped Accessible 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come join us on the actual date -- 150 years since General Sherman ordered his troops to take Ft. McAllister. Watch as we reenact this significant moment in our country’s history. Help us make this 150th Winter Muster the greatest one yet. The museum and staging area will be closed to the public at 4:00pm, and will reopen for the battle at 5:00pm. $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.
Civil War History Event 
  Saturday, December 20, 2014
A Soldier's Serenade with the Eighth Georgia Regimental
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 until Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 12 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Step back in time as the Fort McAllister is filled with the sounds and songs of the Eighth Georgia Regimental Civil War Band. This is a unique opportunity to experience the "in the moment" of the Civil War era with this phenomenal instrumental band. Admission and time of event TBA. 912-727-2339.
Christmas Carols Around the Campfire
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our campground guests are invited to come to a campfire at the assembly shelter where the choir from Saint Elizabeth Episcopal Church will be singing Christmas Carols. You are welcome to join them in singing carols that we all know. Get your Jingle on and come get in the Christmas spirit. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Thursday, January 1, 2015
First Day Hikes
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us at 10:00am for a 3 mile nature hike with Ranger Rowe on the Redbird Creek Trail. This hike is medium difficulty and requires sturdy shoes and water. At 1:00 there will be a History Hike in and around the fort. An Interpretative Ranger will walk you through the past and tell you about the daily life at Fort McAllister during the war. $3. Children under 5 free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, October 10, 2015
History Under Our Feet
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
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 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
 

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