History Events


Sunday, August 25, 2019

Colonial Playtime
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Spend some time outside learning about and playing with our Colonial toys and games. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Aug 25, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Guided Tour
Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Blow dart making
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Roving Naturalist
Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of nature or history. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Friday, August 30, 2019

Museum Tour
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a tour of our Museum with the Naturalist and learn about the artifacts. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Who was Laura Walker?
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Gather at the Interpretive Center for an introduction to the lady for whom Laura S. Walker State Park was named and some history about the park as well. You may be surprised by some of the unique facts regarding our beautiful park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Explore The Nature Hut
Friday, Aug 30, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Tugaloo State Park - Lavonia, GA
Come join us in the Nature Hut to check out some taxidermy animals you see in the area, as well as take the opportunity to meet one of our live snakes! $5 parking. 706-356-4362.
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Saturday, August 31, 2019

Make Your Own Gorget
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Enjoy designing and crafting your very own gorget! $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Labor Day Celebration
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for an educational and entertaining day for the whole family. Our Civil War interpreters will be firing cannon and rifles throughout the day. $9. 912-727-2339.
From Rice to Rebellion Fort Tour
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The story of rice cultivation begins with the founding of the colony of Georgia in 1733, and was the regions largest economic export up until the American Civil War. The strategic placement of Fort McAllister was not only to protect the citizens of Savannah, but also the many rice plantations that lined the Ogeechee River. $9 adult $5 youth. 912-727-2339.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Historic Wagon Rides
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Learn all about the park during the great days of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Along the tour, discover how the park came about and the men who made it possible. Wagon rides depart every 30 minutes and last for 20 minutes. Space is limited, meet at the Trading Post. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Labor Day Folklife Celebration
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Step back in time this Labor Day weekend, and celebrate the hard work and ingenuity of the Georgia farmers that labored to keep their farms alive through General Sherman’s “March to the Sea,” industrialization, and the cotton boll weevil, with farm skill demonstrations, house tours, and activities for the whole family. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Who was Laura Walker?
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Gather at the Interpretive Center for an introduction to the lady for whom Laura S. Walker State Park was named and some history about the park as well. You may be surprised by some of the unique facts regarding our beautiful park. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Aug 31, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This is a beautiful paddle on a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak.There is a short hike to tour the inside of the New Manchester mill ruins and see the whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. +) who can swim and those 12 to 17 yrs. who can swim and come with a parent. Kayak and gear included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Sweetwater Creek by Kayak
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 3 PM to 5:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This is a beautiful paddle on a peaceful stretch of Sweetwater Creek in a tandem kayak.There is a short hike to tour the inside of the New Manchester mill ruins and see the whitewater rapids. This outing is for adults (18 yrs. +) who can swim and those 12 to 17 yrs. who can swim and come with a parent. Kayak and gear included. Register in advance. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Tools and Skills that Built a Colony
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
What did those first colonists do to survive when they arrived in 1733? Find out if you have what it took to build a colony. See craft demonstrations such as blacksmithing, spinning, cooking, roof thatching, and more. $2.00 - $10. 912-353-3023.
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Sunday, September 1, 2019

Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 3 PM to 5 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some unknown CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Junior Ranger Trail Walk
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Walk the Hofwyl-Broadfield activity trail with a ranger. Learn about some little known aspects of the plantation while completing sections of the Junior Ranger book. $5 to $8. 912-264-7333.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come experience the historic Camp Lawton at night via lantern-light in this guided historical tour. Be transported back in time as you hike the trail and learn about the world's largest prison stockade and its inhabitants. Participants get to carry their own lanterns. You may even see a Confederate soldier and hear a musket fired. $10 - $15 Pre-registration required plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 1, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Monday, September 2, 2019

Labor Day Commemoration
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a day of craft demonstrations and soldiers' life activities. Learn about the various types of laborers of the past. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.
Labor Day Celebration
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for an educational and entertaining day for the whole family. Our Civil War interpreters will be firing cannon and rifles throughout the day. $9. 912-727-2339.
Labor Day Celebration
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
To celebrate Labor Day, Fort Morris, located on the Medway River in historic Sunbury, Georgia, will present hourly Revolutionary War soldier talks and musket and cannon firing demonstrations. Explore the site's beautiful vista from the earthen fort, over the Medway River and out through St. Catherines Sound. $4.50 912-884-5999.
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Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 11 AM to 1 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some unknown CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort's plantation house will be open and ready to be explored. An interpretive ranger portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War medicine. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Secrets of the Museum
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
2:00-4:00 pm; tours every half hour including exhibits not regularly seen. Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park, Cordele, GA. Come out for a special inside the museum tour with the Park Manager. $5 parking. 229-276-2371.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Emory Jones, author of "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound," will read excerpts from his new book "The Valley Where They Danced." This post-WWI historical novel features scenes from Hardman Farm. Hear excerpts prior to the tour and then bring back questions for Mr. Jones afterward. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Fire to Fork
Saturday, Sep 7, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Hungry to learn about different methods of cooking outdoors over open fire? Come out to watch our gathering and we'll show you how. Sampling will be encouraged. Period music and games can be enjoyed by all. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 7, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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First-Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Sep 7, 2019 until Dec 7, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center area and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. Take in the history of the park from the comfort of our heated van. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 8, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Coffee With A Ranger
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a scoop of peach Dutch oven dump cake with Hard Labor Creek rangers. Swap a few stories, answer some questions about the park history, and learn a few tricks for cooking outdoors. Samples while supplies last. Call the Visitor Center to register in advance, space is limited. Meet at the visitor center. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Hard Labor Creek History Hike
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
This ranger-led hike will take visitors along gentle ridges and cascading creeks. Explore our past as we walk by the remains of some unknown CCC constructions. Bring a camera to record the scenery. Hike geared toward active adults and children over 8 years old. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Archaeo-Day
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Join Historic Preservation Division - Georgia DNR staff at Hardman Farm State Historic Site as archaeologists welcome members of the public to help excavate, screen for artifacts, and learn about the history of the Creamery at Hardman Farm. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free, Grounds Only Admission: $6. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Pioneer Skills: Medicinal Plants/Apothecary
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call 770-975-0055 to register. Come learn how to identify some local plants and how plants have been used medicinally. Rangers will be giving instructions on how to make infusions, poultices, salves, and more! 10 to adult. We will be walking a total of 1 mile on a paved trail. Inclement weather may cancel event. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 14, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Remembering WWII - Operation Market Garden
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Remembering the largest airborne operation up to that point in World War II with special presentations and displays. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 15, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Lady Spies of World War II
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Espionage knows no gender and in fact being female could provide less suspicion and a better cover. Learn about women who worked undercover in intelligence work during WW II. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Stargazing and Constellation Stories
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Explore the galaxy with out of this world crafts, cool constellations, and laying out under the stars. Identify key objects in our solar system like planets, large stars, and meteors, or listen to the creation stories of the common constellations. Blankets are encouraged. Meet at the amphitheater near Picnic Shelter 5. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Home School Event - From the Heart of a Soldier - Civil War Tales at Camp Lawton
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Be thrown back in time to the last grueling months of the civil war and hear a soldier's heartfelt tales of the past. Students will also create a historic craft. $10 for first child $5 for second child $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Swamp Smarts Trivia
Friday, Sep 20, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Bring your knowledge of the Okefenokee and the state of Georgia to this fun trivia challenge. Play as a group or an individual and test your swamp smarts. Topics will range from wildlife and nature to history and maybe a few surprise topics. Study up! $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Portrait of a Plantation
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
This celebration of art and history includes drawing and painting activities, an exhibition of art from local artists, and a plein air painting session, where artists create works of art inspired by the plantation in real time as you tour the site. $4 - $6.50 478-986-5172.
Home School Event - From the Heart of a Soldier - Civil War Tales at Camp Lawton
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8 PM to 9 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Be thrown back in time to the last grueling months of the civil war and hear a soldier's heartfelt tales of the past. Students will also create a historic craft. $10 for first child $5 for second child $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Archeology Day
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Archeology Day at New Echota State Historic Site will feature a presentation by a USDA state archeologist about the importance of archeology to parks. The day will include archeology based activities and discussions about archeology at the park. This program is good for all ages. $5.50 - $7 706-624-1321.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 21, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This camp is for children ages 6-12. There will be a nature/history hike to the New Manchester Mill alongside the whitewater rapids of Sweetwater Creek, pedal boats on the lake, and nature-oriented arts and craft projects. Registration is necessary. Meet at the Visitor's Center. Lunch is not provided. $25 includes Junior Ranger book and patch. 770-732-5871.
A Tour and Tea at Tallulah
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Enjoy an early evening stroll on our North Rim Trail while hearing stories about Tallulah Falls from the Victoria Era. Then, enjoy instrumental music on the back patio of Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center while enjoying a cup of tea. Space is limited so call to reserve your spot! $15 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 22, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, September 27, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Sep 27, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Etowah Mounds Annual Cleanup - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrate Your State Parks Day and National Public Lands Day by visiting Etowah Indian Mounds. Volunteers are encouraged to join our staff and Friends Chapter for our Annual Clean-up. registered Volunteers get Free Admission. $0 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Site Beautification: Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Help keep Jarrell Plantation beautiful by helping rangers clean up the gardens and grounds and finish the day with a guided tour. 478-986-5172.
Your State Parks Day: Bridge and Sidewalk Refurbishing
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 9 AM to 12 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Volunteers are being sought to help pressure wash the bridge and sidewalks on the entrance. We want to enlist your support to help with this project. Equipment will be provided. You may get wet, bring an extra set of clothes or shoes. 706-655-5870.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 28, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Sep 29, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, October 4, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 4, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Skills of the Past - 2019
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Demonstrators show Primitive Skills needed by people of the past to survive everyday life in the Past. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
Coastfest
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us at Coastfest, held this year at the Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. This is a free all ages event. Fort King George will be doing musket firing demos. Other local DNR agencies will be presenting programs and various wildlife displays, live animals, and entertainment. 912-437-4770.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Battle of Allatoona Pass Remembered
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Reenactors will commemorate the 155th anniversary of this battle with tactical reenactments, Confederate and Federal living history, and weapon demonstrations. Event takes place at Allatoona Pass Historic Site; Exit 283 on Highway 75. No admission fee or registration. Event may be canceled for bad weather. 770-975-0055.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 5, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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First-Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Oct 5, 2019 until Dec 7, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center area and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. Take in the history of the park from the comfort of our heated van. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Sunday, October 6, 2019

Battle of Allatoona Pass Remembered
Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Reenactors will commemorate the 155th anniversary of this battle with tactical reenactments, Confederate and Federal living history, and weapon demonstrations. Event takes place at Allatoona Pass Historic Site; Exit 283 on Highway 75. No admission fee or registration. Event may be canceled for bad weather. 770-975-0055.
Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 6, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, October 11, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 11, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for our annual candlelight guided tours! Come see soldiers go about their evening duties and experience what life was like for those living on the Georgia coast during the Civil War. You'll get to stop by our lovely barracks house for some sweet treats after being treated to an exclusive night-time firing of our cannon! Kids 2 & under free $15. 912-727-2339.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Cabin Life - Pioneers of History
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Don't stay at home with cabin fever. Get outdoors and join our living history specialists at the 1850’s log cabin. Hear stories of old and see period life-way demonstrations. There will also be guided tours of the cabin and nearby battlefield. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Pioneer Skills: Calligraphy
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Learn how to make your own quill and use it to write calligraphy! Rangers will also teach you how pioneers would have made their own ink! We will be walking a total of 1 mile on a paved trail. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 12, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Pioneer Days
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Join us for “Pioneer Day” on Saturday ,Oct. 12 from 10 - 2. Learn the skills and crafts of the early settlers of N. Ga.. Historians in period dress will share their knowledge of the Tugaloo River Valley. Mountain music is provided by local musicians . Climb aboard the Stagecoach and take pictures ! Vintage costumes are on display inside the Inn. 706-356-4362.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 13, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Thursday, October 17, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
All Hallow's Eve
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 7 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
A most family-friendly, but spooky event! For two nights, creepers, mythical beasts, and other things that defy imagination await the weary participant on these nights. Haunted walking tours through the fields and forests will begin every 45 minutes from the museum/ visitor center. $10. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Ophelia's Classic Car Challenge
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Classic cars from all over southeast Georgia will be on display vying for the championship in Hofwyl-Broadfield’s annual car show. Come and view the cars, vote for your favorite and then tour a historic rice plantation. Presented by Friends of Hofwyl and Classic Coastal Cruisers automobile club. Adult $8 Senior $7 Youth $5. 912-264-7333.
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Syrup Makin' and Storytellin'
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
See how the Jarrell family made their very own cane syrup in one of the original kettles. Sip on sugar cane juice, be entertained by our storytellers, and enjoy demonstrations around the farm. Freshly made, hot syrup will be available to take home and enjoy at the end of the day. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
All Hallow's Eve
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
A most family-friendly, but spooky event! For two nights, creepers, mythical beasts, and other things that defy imagination await the weary participant on these nights. Haunted walking tours through the fields and forests will begin every 45 minutes from the museum/ visitor center. $10. 770-443-7850.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 19, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 20, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Autumn Nights at Yargo
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a chilling adventure? Then join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual story trail! Guests will enjoy hayrides, campfire, live music, and of course spooky stories on the trail! Price TBD. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Autumn Nights at Yargo
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a chilling adventure? Then join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual story trail! Guests will enjoy hayrides, campfire, live music, and of course spooky stories on the trail! Price TBD. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Mountain Farm Celebration
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy the feel of an old-fashioned country fair set in the beautiful Nacoochee Valley, surrounded by the colors of the season. $6. 706-878-1077.
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Ghost Walk
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take a walk through time and meet the ghosts of the world's largest prison stockade: the historic Camp Lawton. See reenactments of common scenes throughout the prison and feel what it was like for confederate guards and union prisoners of war from the characters themselves. Commemorative t-shirt included. $20 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 26, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Fala Day
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Scottish Terrier Society of Greater Atlanta will present a fun-filled day of activities celebrating Fala. Activities include a parade and a variety of contest. More information at www.stcga.biz. Dogs not allowed on Historic Site except during the parade. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail Tour
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 6:45 PM to 10:30 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
A ranger will guide you into the past to site of colonist Nobel Jones. Keep close together as you explore the trail and hopefully you will be safe from the zombies, ghosts and ghouls drifting under the looming oak tree and Spanish moss. Who knows what ghouls have been disturbed! $9.50 - $15 912-353-3023.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Green Tomato Festival Special Sunday Opening
Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
While you are in Juliette for the Green Tomato Festival, please be sure to visit Jarrell Plantation. In conjunction with the festival, the plantation will be open all weekend for festival goers to tour the farm. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Oct 27, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, November 1, 2019

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Native American Heritage Day
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Join staff, Friends of New Echota volunteers and special Cherokee guests as the historic Capital of New Echota comes alive with living history demonstrations, tours, games and music. $5.50-$7 706-624-1321.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 2, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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First-Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Nov 2, 2019 until Dec 7, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center area and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. Take in the history of the park from the comfort of our heated van. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Billy's Island by Night Paddle
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Join a ranger guided paddle to historic Billy's Island where we will beach our kayaks and canoes and go on a short hike.Watch as night takes over the swamp. We will talk about the different people who lived on the island throughout history. Prepare to see and hear the swamp at night just as those who lived here in the past did. $20 - $25 $5 parking. 912-637-5274.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 3, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, November 8, 2019

Autumn Encampment
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
On Friday, students and teachers are invited to visit the site to experience a wide range of living history presentations. Reservations are required. On Saturday, living history presentations will take place throughout the day, and the battle reenactment will be at 3pm. No reservations needed. 912-437-4770.
Civil War Experience
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 5 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Are you ready for a three day event, where you will experience the real life of a soldier at Fort McAllister. Have you ever wondered what it was like to wear the clothes and do the drills? Find out as you feel the intensity of a rigorous daily training schedule. Then when it is all over, we will end the experience with a bang. $300. 912-727-2339.
Swamp Smarts Trivia
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Bring your knowledge of the Okefenokee and the state of Georgia to this fun trivia challenge. Play as a group or an individual and test your swamp smarts. Topics will range from wildlife and nature to history and maybe a few surprise topics. Study up! $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Autumn Encampment
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
On Friday, students and teachers are invited to visit the site to experience a wide range of living history presentations. Reservations are required. On Saturday, living history presentations will take place throughout the day, and the battle reenactment will be at 3pm. No reservations needed. 912-437-4770.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Pioneer Harvest Festival
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 9 AM to 4 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Celebrate the history of farm life in the Wiregrass region of south Georgia at the parks annual fall festival. The day will include demonstrations of farm life, an arts and craft show, local entertainers & vendors, syrup making and more. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been home to several species of livestock. Come visit and learn about livestock that was kept here on the Farm as we continue our journey of "bringing the farm back to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Emory Jones, author of "Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound," will read excerpts from his new book "The Valley Where They Danced." This post-WWI historical novel features scenes from Hardman Farm. Hear excerpts prior to the tour and then bring back questions for Mr. Jones afterward. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 9, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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The Courageous Women of WW I and the 1910 Decade
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
A presentation and display by Jonnie Classen Melillo that will be a "window" into the world of women during the 1910 decade. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Veteran's Appreciation Day
Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Veteran's Day, Hardman Farm will be inviting all Veteran's and their spouses to enjoy free admission to Hardman Farm on Sunday, November 10th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our last hourly guided tour of the Mansion will begin at 3:00 p.m. Hardman Farm Staff would like to thank you for your service! 706-878-1077.
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Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 10, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Lady Spies of World War I
Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Espionage knows no gender and in fact being female could provide less suspicion and a better cover. Learn about women who worked undercover in intelligence work during WW I. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Monday, November 11, 2019

Veterans Day Guided Tour
Monday, Nov 11, 2019 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Celebrate Veterans Day with a guided tour of the Little White House. Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. Reservations Required. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Veterans Day Guided Tour
Monday, Nov 11, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Celebrate Veterans Day with a guided tour of the Little White House. Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. Reservations Required. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, November 16, 2019

"Come and Take It!" Revolutionary War Commemoration
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 to Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
The event commemorates Colonel John McIntosh's defiant reply to a British demand for surrender: "Come & Take It!" Watch colonial demonstrations, musket and cannon drills, 18th century music and wreath laying ceremony by the Sons of the American Revolution. $4.50 912-884-5999.
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Annual Sugar Cane Festival
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
George L. Smith State Park - Twin City, GA
Come to our beautiful middle Georgia park to watch sugar cane being ground. Sample the cane juice and buy syrup to take home. Visitors can also enjoy food vendors, craft vendors, and tour our covered bridge/grist mill. Come listen to the music under the trees. Remember to bring a chair or a blanket. $2 plus $5 parking. 478-763-2759.
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Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 16, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Colonial Wormsloe Lantern Tours
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Ever wanted to see Wormsloe at night? This is your chance to see Wormsloe in a whole new light. Guided tours will depart at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm by lantern and celebrate Savannah's colonial heritage, from the city's founding in 1733 up through the American Revolution. Please register in advance by calling our park office. $6.50-$15.00 912-353-3023.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 17, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Distracted with Rangers
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Get tickets from eventbrite or call to register. Bring your camera or smart phone to take photos for iNaturalist. We are using iNaturalist to do a bioblitz project. Meet us at the Iron Hill trail head for this hike; who knows what will happen! Inclement weather may cancelled this event. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

History Hike: Iron Hill Trail
Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Meet at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot to go on a guided tour of Part of the Iron Hill Trail. Discover some of the history of Red Top before it was a park and search for our hidden gems in our iron mines. Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. Event is FREE. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Battle of Griswoldville Commemoration (Off-Site Program)
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Learn about the hastily planned attempt by Georgia Militia to halt Union General Sherman's March to the Sea in November 1864. See soldier life portrayals and encampments, take a tour of the battlefield, and stay for a memorial service at noon. This event will take place at Griswoldville Battlefield, 30 miles east of Jarrell Plantation. 478-986-5172.
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A Pioneer Thanksgiving
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On this day, our living history specialists will perform cooking demonstrations and then portray an 1853, Pioneer Thanksgiving at the cabin. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 23, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, November 24, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 24, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Monday, November 25, 2019

Swamp Smarts Trivia
Monday, Nov 25, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
Bring your knowledge of the Okefenokee and the state of Georgia to this fun trivia challenge. Play as a group or an individual and test your swamp smarts. Topics will range from wildlife and nature to history and maybe a few surprise topics. Study up! $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
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Saturday, November 30, 2019

Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Nov 30, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Sunday Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Dec 1, 2019 until Jan 5, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20 per person. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, December 6, 2019

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 6, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
39th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Friday, Dec 6, 2019 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house. There will be hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 4 PM to 7 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 8:30 AM to 5 PM
High Falls State Park - Jackson, GA
Hikes, crafts, games and environmental programs are included in this day camp for children ages 5-15. Participants will work toward earning their new site specific Jr. Ranger badge. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Space is limited, please register in advance. Activities change monthly. $30 per child. $5 parking. 478-993-3053.
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39th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 6 PM to 9 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Take a candlelit stroll down the old carriage road and enjoy candlelit tours of an antebellum plantation house. There will be hot wassail and cookies, Civil War reenactors, Christmas carols and a special appearance by Santa Claus. $5 - $10. 912-264-7333.
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Christmas at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to register. Join us for yuletide celebrations in pioneer style! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, so be sure to bring your camera and cheer. We will have holiday crafts, pioneer toys and games, live music, and more! Donations are appreciated. Event will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 7, 2019 until Dec 31, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guest are invited to adorn our three trees with photographs of those who have served, or are serving, our nation’s armed forces. These honor trees will be placed in the museum through Christmas. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Guided Tour of Roosevelt's Little White House
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Dec 7, 2019 until Jan 4, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join the staff historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Call 706-655-5870 to make your reservations $20. 706-655-5870.
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Pearl Harbor Remembrance
Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
FDR portrayer James Fowler will recite the "Day of Infamy" speech declaring that a state of war exists sending the United States into WWII. Performances at 11 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. US Signal Corps Pearl Harbor exhibit. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
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First-Visit Tour
1st Saturday of Month 10 AM - 11:30 AM from Dec 7, 2019 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about the park on a tour of the Visitor Center area and a van tour. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. Take in the history of the park from the comfort of our heated van. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Christmas comes to Liberty Hall
Sunday, Dec 8, 2019 11 AM to 4 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens' home, Liberty Hall, will be decorated with styles of the Victorian Christmas past. Enjoy a tour of the house, create a craft, and listen to the sounds of the Victorian Era. Refreshments will be served by the Friends of A.H. Stephens State Park. Each guest will also receive a free gift. $4 - $8.00 706-456-2602.
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