Fort King George Historic Site

Saturday, December 10, 2016

A Colonial Christmas at Fort King George
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a traditional dinner in the soldier's barracks. Reservations Required. Program concludes with a cannon firing. Also, Dr. Roger Smith will be in attendance, and signing copies of books that he has authored. $40. 912-437-4770.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

First Day Hike
Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join a ranger-led hike of the nature trail and fort area at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, January 7, 2017

First Saturday Fun-Blacksmithing
Saturday, Jan 7, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Enjoy interacting with a site interpreter as they bring the fort to life. This will focus on the Black-smithing trade. Also including colonial toys and games and soldier talks. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 12 PM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join Fort King George and the Georgia Historical Society in celebration of Georgia History Month. There will be colonial toys and games, soldier talks, as well as musket firing demos presented. 912-437-4770.
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Friday, March 10, 2017

Scottish Heritage Days-School Days
Friday, Mar 10, 2017 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Students and teachers are invited to visit the site this day. A fantastic collection of living history presentations will take place. There will be Scottish Highlanders, a Native American Indian, blacksmith, fiber spinning, cannon firing and more. Space is very limited, reservations are required. $4–$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Scottish Heritage Day Encampment
Saturday, Mar 11, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A variety of living history demonstrations portraying colonial and particularly Scottish culture will be featured. A battle re-enactment will take place at 3 p.m. Celebrate the first settlers of Darien. On Sunday, there will be a Kirkin of the Tartans. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Scottish Heritage Day Encampment
Sunday, Mar 12, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
A variety of living history demonstrations portraying colonial and particularly Scottish culture will be featured. A battle re-enactment will take place at 3 p.m. Celebrate the first settlers of Darien. On Sunday, there will be a Kirkin of the Tartans. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Weapons That Made America
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Come learn about the various small arms and artillery used during this monumental era. Weapon firings will take place throughout the day. In this program we will trace the origins of gunpowder weapons from their earliest use, up through the Civil War. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Cannons Across the Marsh
Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the soldiers at the fort for a day of artillery drills, musket firings, and soldier's life activities to honor Independence Day. Free watermelon and lemonade will be served. $4.50- $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sights and Sounds of the Sawmills
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Fort King George State Historic Site will be hosting Sights and Sounds of the Sawmills. From the earliest days of the humble tidal powered sawmill, to the later industrial scale steam operated sawmills, this very site was utilized for centuries to process Yellow Pine, as well as Cypress, from the Altamaha River. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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