History Events

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Saturday, December 5, 2020

Primitive Tools and Weapons Program
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
What is the difference between a tool and a weapon? Come and join us at our amphitheater to find out. This program requires pre-registration. Space is limited to 18 people and social distancing will be required. Program can be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Sunrise Walk with a Ranger
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 7 AM to 8:30 AM
F.D. Roosevelt State Park - Pine Mountain, GA
Chat with a ranger and walk 1/2 mile in (1 mile total) to Buzzard's Roost. Watch the sunrise (7:27 AM) and learn more about the park. Coffee provided at the end. Stone Amphitheater next to the Park Office. Must pre-register. 7:00 AM check-in. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-663-4858.
Chat with a Chandler
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our ranger will be making hand-dipped candles in the style of an 18th century chandler. Come take a look at this interesting process and have a chat about history. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
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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Civil War Medicine
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn about many tonics and remedies that doctors and surgeons of the past used to heal ailments and injuries during the Civil War. Our rangers will be using a period-correct doctor's pack and showing examples of the way surgeons performed amputations, and the medicines used by doctors to treat anything from toothaches to snake bites. 912-727-2339.
Ask a Ranger
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Find our Naturalist at the Visitor Center on your next visit! Ask questions, learn about the park’s history, pick up a trail map, or grab a camera scavenger hunt. Bring your completed scavenger hunt by the Visitor Center and win a fun prize. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
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, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
40th Annual Hofwyl Plantation Christmas
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
40th Annual Christmas Tour This magical experience will demonstrate how Christmas was celebrated on a Southern rice plantation during the 1850s. Walk down the old carriage road and enjoy a special Christmas tour of an antebellum plantation house. 912-264-7333.
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Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 26, 2020 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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The Honor Tree: A Photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
Saturday, Dec 5, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Guests 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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Sunday, December 6, 2020

Primitive Tools and Weapons Program
Sunday, Dec 6, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
What is the difference between a tool and a weapon? Come and join us at our amphitheater to find out. This program requires pre-registration. Space is limited to 18 people and social distancing will be required. Program can be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Cannon Ball Crater Hike
Sunday, Dec 6, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Some of the largest weapons of the civil war were naval artillery pieces known as Dahlgren guns. This ranger led hike explores an area of the park where these weapons have left numerous craters. This is a bushwhackers hike off of our trail system. Please where appropriate shoes and clothing for traversing natural areas. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Monday, Dec 7, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Tuesday, Dec 8, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Interpretive Talk: Fort Yargo
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2020 12 PM to 12:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Curious about our park’s namesake? Want to learn about early Georgia history? Visit the old fort for an ‘open house’ interpretive talk where you will discover the ins and outs of life in 1700s Georgia. Meet in the fort parking lot. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Candlelight Tours - Postponed
Friday, Dec 11, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Candlelight Tours will return in December 2021! Happy Holidays. 706-695-2598.
Ask a Ranger
Friday, Dec 11, 2020 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Find our Naturalist at the Visitor Center on your next visit! Ask questions, learn about the park’s history, pick up a trail map, or grab a camera scavenger hunt. Bring your completed scavenger hunt by the Visitor Center and win a fun prize. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 11, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
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, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
The Boys Who Built the Park - CCC Program
Friday, Dec 11, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Come learn about the men who built the beautiful structures we enjoy at the park today. We'll take a short walk around the front of the park to look at the CCC's handiwork. This program requires pre-registration. Please call the park office at 770-504-2277 to register. $5 parking. 770-507-2277.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Candlelight Tours - Postponed
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 5 PM to 9 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Candlelight Tours will return in December 2021! Happy Holidays. 706-695-2598.
Primitive Tools and Weapons Program
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
What is the difference between a tool and a weapon? Come and join us at our amphitheater to find out. This program requires pre-registration. Space is limited to 18 people and social distancing will be required. Program can be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Annual Winter Muster: 156th Anniversary-*CANCELLED*
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
*This event has been Cancelled*. This annual tactical demonstration commemorates the siege of the fort, the last battle of General Sherman’s March to the Sea. Cannon and musket firings, skirmishes, and drills will take place throughout the day. Visitors should arrive no later than 4 pm for the Final Assault. TICKET SALES END AT 4:30 PM. $12. 912-727-2339.
Edible Plant hike
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our Naturalist to search for local plants that have edible and medicinal properties. Some species used for making tea, seasonings, and identifying species that are toxic. Registration required, limited space available. Reserve your spot today! Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Civil War Candle Making
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our living historians for a demonstration on 19th century candle making. 912-727-2339.
Interpretive Talk: Fort Yargo
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 1:30 PM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Curious about our park’s namesake? Want to learn about early Georgia history? Visit the old fort for an ‘open house’ interpretive talk where you will discover the ins and outs of life in 1700s Georgia. Meet in the fort parking lot. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
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, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 26, 2020 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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What's Under the Tree?
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Pre- registration required. Holidays on an 1853 home front were just as special as they are today. Come out and see the decorations and maybe make some for yourself. 770-443-7850.
Wormsloe Christmas Hike
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 to Sunday, Dec 13, 2020 9:30 AM to 4 AM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
With Yuletide upon us we need your help to find the Wormsloe Yule log. Hear the stories and traditions of seasons past as we journey through the Wormsloe forest in search of the Yule log to burn for good luck in the coming new year. Make sure to bring water and wear closed toed shoes. Reservations are required, space is limited. $4 - $12. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

From Rice to Rebellion Fort Tour
Sunday, Dec 13, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
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. Registration Required. $9. 912-727-2339.
Ask a Ranger
Sunday, Dec 13, 2020 11 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Find our Naturalist at the Visitor Center on your next visit! Ask questions, learn about the park’s history, pick up a trail map, or grab a camera scavenger hunt. Bring your completed scavenger hunt by the Visitor Center and win a fun prize. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Dec 13, 2020 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist John Johnston will lead a moderately strenuous three-mile hike identifying rock types and explaining how they formed. Explore the beautiful Jack’s Branch area and seldom-visited quarry of the New Manchester Mill. Meet at the Visitor’s Center. Sturdy, closed toe shoes required. Limit 9 hikers. Reservations required. $7 Per individual $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Monday, Dec 14, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Candle-making
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 5 PM to 6 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Learn how the pioneers lighted their homes with hand-made candles. Limited to 10 people, minimum of 4. Pre-registration required two days prior to event; call or stop by Visitor Center. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Friday, December 18, 2020

Friday at the Forge: Blacksmithing Program
Friday, Dec 18, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visit our blacksmith's shop to learn about their tools and techniques. Our park rangers will be demonstrating how iron is heated and formed. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Night Fort Tour
Friday, Dec 18, 2020 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come experience the beauty and tranquility of Fort McAllister at night on this ranger guided tour of the fort, as we recount history and tell stories of Georgia's last battle of the Civil War. Space is limited to 10 people. Please register in advance. 912-727-2339.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 18, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
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, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Primitive Tools and Weapons Program
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
What is the difference between a tool and a weapon? Come and join us at our amphitheater to find out. This program requires pre-registration. Space is limited to 18 people and social distancing will be required. Program can be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
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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Ask a Ranger
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Find our Naturalist at the Visitor Center on your next visit! Ask questions, learn about the park’s history, pick up a trail map, or grab a camera scavenger hunt. Bring your completed scavenger hunt by the Visitor Center and win a fun prize. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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History Hike at HLC
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 10 AM to 12 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 participants 8 years old and above. Space limited to 10 participants. Social distancing will be required. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 19, 2020 
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, and live music. Adults: $12, Youth (6-17): $7, Children 5 and under: Free. 706-878-1077.
History Hike
Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Come learn about the fascinating history of Indian Springs! From the early use by the Creeks thru the resort eras and the CCC construction, learn about 200 years of park history. This program requires pre-registration. Please call the park office at 770-504-2277 to register. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Dec 19, 2020 until Dec 26, 2020 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Primitive Tools and Weapons Program
Sunday, Dec 20, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
What is the difference between a tool and a weapon? Come and join us at our amphitheater to find out. This program requires pre-registration. Space is limited to 18 people and social distancing will be required. Program can be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Monday, December 21, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Monday, Dec 21, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Tuesday, Dec 22, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, December 26, 2020

Primitive Tools and Weapons Program
Saturday, Dec 26, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
What is the difference between a tool and a weapon? Come and join us at our amphitheater to find out. This program requires pre-registration. Space is limited to 18 people and social distancing will be required. Program can be cancelled due to inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Chat with a Chandler
Saturday, Dec 26, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Our ranger will be making hand-dipped candles in the style of an 18th century chandler. Come take a look at this interesting process and have a chat about history. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Indian Springs Museum
Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM – Dec 26, 2020 
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Stop by our museum to check out Indian Springs through the years! Starting with the Muskogee-Creeks and stretching through the resort eras to modern day, take in the whole story from inside the historic CCC-constructed building. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
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Sunday, December 27, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Sunday, Dec 27, 2020 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Tuesday, Dec 29, 2020 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Guided Tour of Etowah Mounds
Thursday, Dec 31, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Whether it's a tour of our museum, mounds or riverside nature trail, join us for an interesting tour with a ranger. Weather may affect tour length/location. Register by 3 p.m. the day before since group size is limited. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Friday, January 1, 2021

First Day Hike 2020
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come get started with your New Year’s resolutions; by joining us on a pet-friendly ranger-led hike. On the hike we will explore the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps and Alexander H. Stephens. We will meet at Lake Liberty, which is located in front of our park office. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. $5.00 program fee $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
DIRT Event 
First Day Hikes
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us at 10:00am for a 3 mile nature hike with Ranger Autumn on the Magnolia Trail. This hike is medium difficulty and requires sturdy shoes and water. At 2:00pm there will be a History Hike in and around the fort. Ranger Mike will walk you through the past and tell you about the history of Fort McAllister during during the American Civil War. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
History Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Indian Springs State Park - Flovilla, GA
Come learn about the fascinating history of Indian Springs! From the early use by the Creeks thru the resort eras and the CCC construction, learn about 200 years of park history. This program requires pre-registration. Please call the park office at 770-504-2277 to register. $5 parking. 770-504-2277.
Suwannee River Swamplands: First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 8 AM to 9 AM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
This hike requires pre-registration. We will start the beginning of the year at the beginning of the Suwannee River. As we hike we will discuss the origins of the river in the swamp and where all that water is headed. We will also talk about the history of the area from the purpose of the Suwannee River Sill to turpentiners in the woods. $5 parking. 912-637-5274.
First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 1 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike requires pre-registration. Bid a fond farewell to 2020 and kick off those resolutions with a .5 mile hike on the Red Trail. We will discuss the history of Sweetwater Creek and the New Manchester Manufacturing Mill. This will offer a rare opportunity to go inside of the gated mill ruins. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Watson Mill's First Day Hike
Friday, Jan 1, 2021 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Starting at the day use parking lot, we will travel through the historic bridge to the raceway trail. Along the trail hikers will get a beautiful view of the covered bridge, learn about its construction and hike along the original raceway that leads to the Watson Mill ruins. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-245-6270.

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Camp Lawton Guided Tour
Saturday, Jan 16, 2021 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Pre-registration required, space is limited and social distancing is required. Come take a guided tour through the historical Camp Lawton civil war prison sites. Take a walk back in time and learn about the fascinating events that transpired here. Hear the the musket fire as a confederate guard fires his musket. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Super Museum Sunday at Etowah
Sunday, Feb 7, 2021 9 AM to 5 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Don't miss your chance to visit Etowah Indian Mounds for free. Guided tours of the site start at 10:00 a.m, 12:30 p.m. 770-387-3747.
Super Museum Sunday at Kolomoki Mounds
Sunday, Feb 7, 2021 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Celebrate Georgia's vast resources for history as Historic Sites offer free admission. The admission fee to our museum, which takes you back to an early Native American heritage, will be free of charge all day. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, March 20, 2021

CCC Exploration of Kolomoki Mounds
Saturday, Mar 20, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join historian guest speaker John Croom at the Group Camp Dining Hall as he explains the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the work they did at Kolomoki during early development of the park. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Skills of the Past 2021
Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 10 AM to 2 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.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

51st Annual Kolomoki Festival
Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Come join our 51st Annual Kolomoki Festival. A community event the entire family will enjoy. The festival hosts a wide variety of entertainment and activities including live music from the Bo Henry Band, a Fly-Board performance, food and craft vendors, primitive skills demonstrators, and much more. Additional fees may apply for various attractions. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Native American Heritage Day at Etowah
Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about how our modern society still carries the past on its shoulders. There will also be a genealogy lecture and workshop to help guests understand how their families have been influenced by Native Americans. $2 -$6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, November 13, 2021

2nd Annual Kolomoki Native American History
Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join us as we celebrate Native American History at Kolomoki with live primitive skills and early weapons demonstrations. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.