History Events


Friday, December 14, 2018

Escape the Gold Museum: Hung Jury
Friday, Dec 14, 2018 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
The year is 1855 and Lumpkin County court is in session. After a single case resulted in three hung juries, Judge Irwin has decided to lock you and your fellow jurors in the jury room until a unanimous verdict is decided. You'll look for clues, solve puzzles, and examine real historical documents as you work your way through the escape room. $15. 706-864-2257.
Parks After Dark 
Chestnuts on an Open Fire & Tall Tales
Fridays 5 PM - 6 PM – Dec 14, 2018 until Dec 21, 2018 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
We'll be warming up by the fire while roasting chestnuts and marshmallows, telling tall tales, solving riddles & hearing the true story of the plight of the American Chestnut. Meet at the Assembly Shelter. Follow this program with back to back Stargazing & Hot Chocolate. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Friday, Dec 14, 2018 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.
Parks After Dark 
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 14, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Escape the Gold Museum: Hung Jury
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
The year is 1855 and Lumpkin County court is in session. After a single case resulted in three hung juries, Judge Irwin has decided to lock you and your fellow jurors in the jury room until a unanimous verdict is decided. You'll look for clues, solve puzzles, and examine real historical documents as you work your way through the escape room. $15. 706-864-2257.
Parks After Dark 
Escape the Gold Museum: Hung Jury
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 7 PM to 8:15 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
The year is 1855 and Lumpkin County court is in session. After a single case resulted in three hung juries, Judge Irwin has decided to lock you and your fellow jurors in the jury room until a unanimous verdict is decided. You'll look for clues, solve puzzles, and examine real historical documents as you work your way through the escape room. $15. 706-864-2257.
Parks After Dark 
154th Annual Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This annual reenactment 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 to view the Final Assault at 5 pm. NOTE: TICKET SALES WILL END AT 4:30 PM. $9. 912-727-2339.
Guided Museum Tour
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 3 PM to 4 PM
Georgia Veterans State Park & Resort - Cordele, GA
Join us for a guided tour through our museum, and learn stories behind the exhibits. Questions are welcomed. $5 parking. 229-276-2372.
Handicapped Accessible Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 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.
Parks After Dark 
Candlelight Christmas
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 6 PM to 8 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Enjoy a candle lit stroll and house tours, to see our natural decor, in this old-fashioned Christmas celebration.The evening continues with carols around the campfire, Christmas cookies, warm cider, and Santa reading “The Night Before Christmas.” This is an outdoor event. Check for cancellation due to rain by calling the park office. $4-$6.50 478-986-5172.
Parks After Dark 
"Aldo Leopold Inspired" Habitat Hike
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us on this ranger led hike, and learn to look at habitats the same way that Aldo Leopold, the father of wildlife conservation, once did. As we step back to a time void of technology, we will focus on using only our five senses to notice the micro-habitats that surround us. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Cancelled: Iron Pour at Red Top
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 12 PM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Unfortunately we are having to cancel our December Iron Pour. The furnace is still in the process of being fixed and is taking longer than we thought. If you bought a scratch block at RTM's November 2018 Iron Pour, we are working hard to find another way to get those scratch blocks poured at another furnace. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 15, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Christmas in the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 2 PM to 4 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Feeling festive? Join Smithgall Woods for a holiday get together in our primitive cabin. We will warm ourselves by the fire while enjoying hot chocolate and hot cider. Make a Christmas ornament for your loved one or enjoy time with family. We ho-ho-hope to see you there! $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
Photographer's Morning Out Hike
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 8:30 AM to 10 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join a Park Ranger who will take you to their favorite photogenic areas along the trails on the magnificent rapids and rocks of Sweetwater Creek as well as the spectacular New Manchester Mill (as seen in the film "Hunger Games: Mockingjay"). $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments. Holiday crafts at the museum throughout the day. Holiday festivities start at 1 pm. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Living History at Panola
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 2 PM to 4 PM
Panola Mountain State Park - Stockbridge, GA
Learn about Panola's rich history through hands-on living history demonstrations that depict everyday family life during the 1820s and 1830s at the Parker House. Visitors will get to participate in activities such as: candle making, butter churning, cooking, making rag dolls, and other period games all from guides in historic period clothing. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-389-7801.
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 16, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Native American Heritage Hike
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 2 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a 2 hour strenuous 1.5 mile hike focusing on the first inhabitants of our area, the Native Americans or American Indians, as we explore the east side which will include a visit to the "Indian Cave". Meet at the Visitor's Center. Reservations recommended. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. 6 years and older. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, December 17, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 17, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 18, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 19, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 20, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Children's Nature Hike
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike for children (6 years and older) will focus on learning more about the beautiful Piedmont forest we live in, especially the animals and plants of this area. We will be hiking down to the five story Civil War-era mill. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Chestnuts on an Open Fire & Tall Tales
Fridays 5 PM - 6 PM – Dec 21, 2018 
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
We'll be warming up by the fire while roasting chestnuts and marshmallows, telling tall tales, solving riddles & hearing the true story of the plight of the American Chestnut. Meet at the Assembly Shelter. Follow this program with back to back Stargazing & Hot Chocolate. $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Parks After Dark 
Cabin by Candlelight
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Come join our Rangers for this Full Moon hike back in time. Meet with your Ranger guide in the 50 Lodge Rd parking lot, where they will guide the group to the Vaughn Log Cabin by candlelight. Once there, you will tour the cabin and learn about pioneer life after dark. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
Parks After Dark 
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 21, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
First Day Of Winter Hike
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Celebrate the first day of Winter with a hike guided by a park ranger to the most scenic areas of Sweetwater Creek. Along the way we will discuss the winter traditions of the settlers of the town of New Manchester, along with winter tree identification. (meet at the Visitor Center) $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 11 AM 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 regular fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 22, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion and anyone else. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Full Moon Hike
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This 1.5-mile hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War-era textile mill ruins of New Manchester and follows the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. A flashlight and sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. No children under 6 or dogs. Meet inside the Visitor's Center. Reservations required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Sunday Spiel
Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us in the Fort McAllister Museum where a ranger will provide a short "spiel" on a topic ranging from history to natural resources. Each one is different! Enjoy this program at no additional charge with regular fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 23, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Eastside Hike
Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This ranger-led hike will take us to the beautiful east side of the park and will focus on both nature and history. Sturdy, closed toe shoes are required on this moderate to strenuous 2 mile hike. Meet at the Visitor's Center. For ages 12 and up. Reservations recommended. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, December 24, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 24, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 25, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 26, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 1:30 PM to 3 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 27, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Children's Nature Hike
Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 11 AM to 1 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike for children (6 years and older) will focus on learning more about the beautiful Piedmont forest we live in, especially the animals and plants of this area. We will be hiking down to the five story Civil War-era mill. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday at the Forge
Friday, Dec 28, 2018 3 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visit our blacksmith's shop to learn about their tools, techniques, and importance during the Civil War. Our living historians will be demonstrating how iron is heated and formed. We will also demonstrate how musket balls were cast. This program is included with regular fort admission. 912-727-2339.
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 28, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Dec 28, 2018 10 AM to 2 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for 4 hours of fun and education. We will be learning about nature and history. Highlights include walking down you and inside the Civil War era New Manchester mill alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek. There will be other hikes and fun activities. Lunch is not included. AGES 6 TO 12. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Local History Boat Cruise
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 to Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 9 AM
Crooked River State Park - St. Marys, GA
Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise while learning local history and seeing unique historical sites along Camden County's waterways. Space limited. Preregistration required by 4:30 PM on the day prior to cruise. $35 plus $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 11 AM 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 regular fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Camp Lawton Lantern Tour
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 6 PM to 7 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. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Parks After Dark 
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 29, 2018 until Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
"Off the Beaten Path" Hike
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a ranger-led, two and a half hour moderate hike to an interesting, seldom-visited area of the park. Eight years old minimum. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes (boots preferred) are required. Meet at the Visitor's Center. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sunday Spiel
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us in the Fort McAllister Museum where a ranger will provide a short "spiel" on a topic ranging from history to natural resources. Each one is different! Enjoy this program at no additional charge with regular fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
The Honor Tree: A photographic Tribute to our Nation’s Soldiers
9 AM - 5 PM from Dec 30, 2018 
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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Historic New Manchester Mill History Hike
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 12 PM to 1:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This hike follows Sweetwater Creek down to and inside the historic five-story Civil War era New Manchester mill with a Park Ranger. The mill, seen in the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" film and others, is situated alongside alongside the lovely rapids (up to class IV) of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion and anyone else. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Monday, December 31, 2018

New Year's Ghosts & Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation
Monday, Dec 31, 2018 to Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 10 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
A special New Year's edition of Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation. The tour will start on New Year's Eve and will celebrate the New Year at Midnight by ringing the Historic Plantation Bell and end at 12:30 am. Reservations Required! $15 per person. 912-264-7333.
Parks After Dark 

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

First Day Hike 2019
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 9:30 AM to 11 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 plus $5 parking. 706-456-2602.
The Beginnings of America- First Day Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Enjoy a leisurely walk, guided by a uniformed American Continental Soldier, into and around the earthwork fort. $3-$4.50 912-884-5999.
First Day Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Mountain State Park - Chatsworth, GA
Start the year off right with a First Day Hike to the Stone Wall, Historic CCC Fire Tower and West Overlook to take in some breathtaking views. This is a moderate, rocky one-mile hike with plenty of nature, history and sightseeing to satisfy the whole family. Please register in advance. $3 plus $5 parking. 706-422-1932.
First Day Hike At Hamburg
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hamburg State Park - Mitchell, GA
Join the Ranger at Hamburg State Park for our First Day Hike. We will walk the Red Trail and discuss the history of Hamburg State Park, while enjoying some picturesque lake front views of the Hamburg Grist Mill. Please dress for the weather, bring water, and wear sturdy shoes. Afterwards, we will tour the Hamburg Mill and Agricultural Museum. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-552-2393.
Helen First Day Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Take a two mile hike along the Chattahoochee River from Hardman Farm to downtown Helen, GA, and back. You will see famous Nora Mill Grainery dam, interactive interpretive panels along the trail and follow the old Gainesville Railroad. This is an out and back, 2 miles round trip hike, starting and ending at Hardman Farm Visitor Center. 706-878-1077.
Iron Hill History Hike; First Day Hike at Red Top Mtn
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Learn about the iron-mining history of Red Top Mountain! This Ranger-led hike will explain historical area and allow you to tour one of our mines. Rangers will point out plants that Pioneers would have used for food and medicine. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. All vehicles require a GA State Park parking pass. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
First Day Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 1 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Start your year off right by meandering the marshes and maritime forests of our Sandpiper and Avian loop trails. Our park ranger guide will talk about our island's plants, wildlife and history along the way. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Suwannee River Swamplands: First Day Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 8 AM to 9:30 AM
Stephen C. Foster State Park - Fargo, GA
We will start the beginning of the year off 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.
Native American Heritage Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join us for a 2 hour strenuous 1.5 mile hike focusing on the first inhabitants of our area, the Native Americans or American Indians, as we explore the east side which will include a visit to the "Indian Cave". Meet at the Visitor's Center. Reservations recommended. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. 6 years and older. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
"New Manchester History Hike- First Day Hike"
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This one mile (total) easy to moderate hike will lead us to the five story ruins of the Civil War era New Manchester textile mill (seen in "Hunger Games:Mockingjay"). This hike will include going inside the ruins and seeing the lovely rapids providing great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
"New Manchester History Hike- First Day Hike"
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This one mile (total) easy to moderate hike will lead us to the five story ruins of the Civil War era New Manchester textile mill (seen in "Hunger Games:Mockingjay"). This hike will include going inside the ruins and seeing the lovely rapids providing great photo opportunities. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Bark in the Park Dog Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 3 PM to 4:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Walk the beautiful trails of the park with your four-legged companion and anyone else. We will enjoy a guided hike by a park ranger alongside the rapids of Sweetwater Creek and view the New Manchester Mill from the recent movie "Hunger Games: Mockingjay." Meet outside the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes are required. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
New Years Day Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
Watson Mill Bridge State Park - Comer, GA
Join the Park Ranger for a Covered Bridge and Power Plant history hike. $5 parking. 706-783-5349.
First Day Hike
Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Start the year off right with a hike at Wormsloe. Come enjoy a beautiful hike along our scenic marshland highlighting our 19th and 20th century history. The hike leaves the Visitor Center at 1:00 pm and last 1.5 hours. The group will be walking our Battery Trail (2.3 mi). Bring water, bug spray, closed toed shoes, and weather appropriate clothing. $4.50 - $10 912-353-3023.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

First Saturday Hike 2019
Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Celebrate the first weekend of the year with a short guided hike. The tour will include both, history and nature features of the site. $2 - $6. 770-387-3747.
First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 9 AM to 11 AM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join rangers for a special two-mile hike passing through tallgrass battlefields, free-flowing streams, and majestic woodland forests. Learn the park history while you hike and take in all the beauty nature has to offer. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
"Aldo Leopold Inspired" Landscape Investigation Hike
Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us on this ranger led hike as we investigate the landscape of Providence Canyon in the manner of Aldo Leopold. As we step back to a time void of technology, we will focus on using only our five senses, pencil, and paper, to identify and note (through words and drawings) any evidence of wildlife activity during the cold winter days of January. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-833-4706.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Jan 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.
Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 6 PM to 8 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
This mile-long guided night hike is moderately difficult and goes down to the Civil War era textile mill ruins of New Manchester alongside the beautiful rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Geologist and "Friends of Sweetwater Creek State Park" president 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 the seldom-visited quarry of the New Manchester mill. Meet in the Visitor's Center. Sturdy, closed toe shoes required. $6 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Fort Yargo Family Camp
Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 1 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Sleep away camps aren't just for kids. During our Family Camps parents are invited too! Register your family for an overnight camp at Fort Yargo State Park. During the two days of camp families will participate in outdoor recreation activities, learn basic outdoor skills, and more! $200-$250 $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

"Aldo Leopold Inspired" Tree Hike
Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
If trees could talk, what would they tell us? Join us on the Aldo Leopold inspired hike to learn more about the the environmental and conservation history of Providence Canyon, and learn how to identify a few tree species without the use of technology or field guides. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Colonial Faire and Muster School Day
Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come and learn about early Georgia and Colonial Savannah at our annual Colonial Faire and Muster School Day. Experience the 18th century military encampment, military demonstrations, shopping in Sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, music, dancing, and more. Food concession will be available. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Feb 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.
Wormsloe Colonial Faire and Muster
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come and join us at Wormsloe for some early Georgia and Colonial Savannah fun at our annual Colonial Faire and Muster. Experience the 18th century military encampment, military demonstrations, shopping in Sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, music, dancing, and more. Food concession will be available. FREE ADDMISSION Saturday and Sunday. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 3:30 PM
A.H. Stephens State Park - Crawfordville, GA
Come out to the A.H. Stephens State Historic Site and enjoy a free tour of the site. On the tour you will learn about some of the weapons used during the American Civil War, the life and times of Alexander H. Stephens and his role in the creation of our state park. $0. 706-456-2602.
Handicapped Accessible 
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Experience our state's rich history and cultural life as historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest throughout the state of Georgia, will open their doors to the public, providing and exceptional opportunity to experience history in your own backyard. This year over 60 cultural institutions will participate. 706-864-2257.
Handicapped Accessible 
Etowah's Super Museum Sunday 2019
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Free entrance to the archaeological museum and site. Guided tour of the site at 10:00 AM and Lecture at 1:00 PM 770-387-3747.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Free admission all day! There will be colonial toys and games, soldier talks, as well as musket firing demos presented. 912-437-4770.
Plantation House Tours: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Take a stroll around the historic grounds of the plantation free of charge, and learn about the Jarrell family, the agricultural operation, and how the switch to industry kept the plantation afloat until its donation in 1974. House tours run from 2 - 4 pm. 478-986-5172.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 to Monday, Feb 11, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Mysterious artifacts, stories of old, behind the scenes tours, and cannon firings are some of the things visitors will get to experience on a day when the museum is not normally open. Come out and help us celebrate our museum, which is a cornerstone to the preservation of our cultural heritage. 770-443-7850.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
To celebrate Georgia’s diverse and fascinating history, the State Parks and Historic Sites Division of the Department of Natural Resources is offering free admission to the Little White House and many other locations on Sunday, February 10. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
Wormsloe Colonial Faire and Muster
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Come and join us at Wormsloe for some early Georgia and Colonial Savannah fun at our annual Colonial Faire and Muster. Experience the 18th century military encampment, military demonstrations, shopping in Sutler’s row, craft demonstrations, music, dancing, and more. Food concession will be available. FREE ADDMISSION Saturday and Sunday. 912-353-3023.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour
10 AM - 4 PM from Feb 16, 2019 until Feb 18, 2019 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
The Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center partners with Unicoi State Park and Lodge and Helen Arts & Heritage Center to create WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour. This festival will include 150 artists located at three locations (Including Hardman Farm State Historic Site) within 10 miles of one another, with optional coach service. 706-878-1077.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Find out if you or someone you know is entitled to The Purple Heart during this meet-and-greet. The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) is composed of men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. Meet US Army Rangers who are perpetuating this legacy. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Fort Yargo Family Camp
Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 1 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Sleep away camps aren't just for kids. During our Family Camps parents are invited too! Register your family for an overnight camp at Fort Yargo State Park. During the two days of camp families will participate in outdoor recreation activities, learn basic outdoor skills, and more! $200-$250 $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour
10 AM - 4 PM from Feb 17, 2019 until Feb 18, 2019 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
The Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center partners with Unicoi State Park and Lodge and Helen Arts & Heritage Center to create WinterFest: Arts & Coach Tour. This festival will include 150 artists located at three locations (Including Hardman Farm State Historic Site) within 10 miles of one another, with optional coach service. 706-878-1077.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Monday, February 18, 2019

Military Order of the Purple Heart
Monday, Feb 18, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Find out if you or someone you know is entitled to The Purple Heart during this meet-and-greet. The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) is composed of men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. Meet US Army Rangers who are perpetuating this legacy. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
FDR and Missy discuss FDR and Missy
Monday, Feb 18, 2019 11 AM to 2 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
James Fowler as FDR and author Kathryn Smith (Missy Lehand) will discuss their relationship that began in the 1920s. Original films shot by Missy will provide the backdrop for this setting in the theater. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
Jr Ranger Day Camp - Trip through time
Monday, Feb 18, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Tallulah Gorge State Park - Tallulah Falls, GA
Kids ages 7-12 are invited to take a trip through time as we learn about the history of Tallulah Gorge. Pack a lunch, snack, and water, and dress for the weather. Activities will include hiking, crafts, and butter churning. Please call to reserve you child's spot, space is limited! $25 plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Junior Ranger Road Trip - Civil War Heritage Trail
8 AM - 12 PM from Feb 21, 2019 until Feb 23, 2019 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the Battle of Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, February 22, 2019

Junior Ranger Road Trip - Civil War Heritage Trail
8 AM - 12 PM from Feb 22, 2019 until Feb 23, 2019 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the Battle of Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Junior Ranger Road Trip - Civil War Heritage Trail
8 AM - 12 PM from Feb 23, 2019 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the Battle of Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, March 1, 2019

Opening Day at Hardman Farm
Friday, Mar 1, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm reopens for the season. Join us for a guided tour on the hour, with the first one at 10:00 a.m., and the last going out at 3:00 p.m. Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 , Youth: $7, Children under 6: free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Etowah Heritage Day
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn how cultures of the past still permeate our modern lives. Start with a beginners Genealogy Lecture and Workshop in the morning, starting at 10 AM. Then, there will be a lecture on Creek and Cherokee culture by Dr. Max White at 1:00 PM. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been the home to several species of livestock. Come visit some furry friends here on the Farm as we continue our journey to "bring the farm to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Adults: $12, Seniors (63+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
"Aldo Leopold Inspired" Spring Observation Hike
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Celebrate Leopold Week with us by learning how to listen, feel, smell, see, and think like an environmentalist. Taking a step back to a time before technology, we will focus on using only our senses to observe what is happening as life begins to spring up after a cold winter. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Scottish Heritage Days
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
All ages will enjoy this showcase of Georgia’s Scottish and colonial history, with weapon demonstrations and cannon firings, re-enactors, blacksmithing, weaving, and 18th century cooking and music. Friday is Student Day. A battle reenactment will be at 3 p.m. Saturday. A traditional Scottish "Kirkin o' the Tartans" will be held on Sunday. 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible 
Jr. Ranger Road Trips: Colonial Spy Games
Friday, Mar 8, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Feeling sneaky? Come out to Wormsloe and lean the ways of the American Revolutionary spy. Secret codes and special missions abound during this session of our Jr. Ranger Road Trip series. Activities run from 10 am to 12 pm and repeat 2 pm to 4 pm. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.
Handicapped Accessible Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Scottish Heritage Days
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
All ages will enjoy this showcase of Georgia’s Scottish and colonial history, with weapon demonstrations and cannon firings, re-enactors, blacksmithing, weaving, and 18th century cooking and music. Friday is Student Day. A battle reenactment will be at 3 p.m. Saturday. A traditional Scottish "Kirkin o' the Tartans" will be held on Sunday. 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible 
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Mar 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.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Mar 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.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Scottish Heritage Days
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
All ages will enjoy this showcase of Georgia’s Scottish and colonial history, with weapon demonstrations and cannon firings, re-enactors, blacksmithing, weaving, and 18th century cooking and music. Friday is Student Day. A battle reenactment will be at 3 p.m. Saturday. A traditional Scottish "Kirkin o' the Tartans" will be held on Sunday. 912-437-4770.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Home School Wednesday Kickoff Event
Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Homeschoolers will be provided with an opportunity to learn through participation a wide range of subjects that include geography, science, social studies, geology and history. This event will kick off Home School Wednesdays that we will make available throughout the year. $20 per student - Parents pay regular admission Ages 8-13 Call to sign up $20 Student - $12 Parent No special passes honored on program dates. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, March 15, 2019

History By Candlelight
Friday, Mar 15, 2019 6 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Take a guided candlelight walk through a Civil War Battlefield and watch cannon and musket firings. Walk the ravine where Confederate General Patrick Cleburne planned a daring night counter strike to capture Federal positions. $10. 770-443-7850.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Day in the Life of a Miner
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Peek back at life in the 1830s with demonstrations on gold panning, blacksmithing, shingle making, pioneer tools, candle making, folk toys, spinning, pine needle basket making and more. $10 - $12. 706-864-2257.
Handicapped Accessible 
History By Candlelight
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 6 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Take a guided candlelight walk through a Civil War Battlefield and watch cannon and musket firings. Walk the ravine where Confederate General Patrick Cleburne planned a daring night counter strike to capture Federal positions. $10. 770-443-7850.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Remarkable Georgia Women
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come celebrate Women’s History Month with us. Prepare to be astonished as you hear about 15 women born before 1900 who made outstanding achievements in Georgia. Sara Hines Martin, author of "Remarkable Georgia Women", wears a historic dress and displays photos of the women as she speaks. Ms. Martin will have her book available for sale. $5. 706-878-1077.
Handicapped Accessible 
Guided Lantern Tour
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
Tour New Echota State Historic Site by lantern light. See the park from the perspective of an 1800s visitor and see the park after dark. This event has limited space. Call the park to reserve your spot. $7 - $9. 706-624-1321.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Fort Yargo Living History Society "School Days" Spring Market Fair
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Home school, Private school, and Public school groups welcome to the FYLHS Spring Market Faire. Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Fort Yargo Living History Society "School Days" Spring Market Fair
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Home school, Private school, and Public school groups welcome to the FYLHS Spring Market Faire. Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Historic Florence
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 to Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Florence Marina State Park - Omaha, GA
We invite you to join us for a day of living history. Discover what it was like living in the historic town of Florence while you learn skills such as basket weaving, candle dipping, and more. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Fort Yargo Living History Society Spring Market Fair
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual Market Faire! Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Fort Yargo Living History Society Spring Market Fair
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual Market Faire! Come to the old fort and see 18th Century craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades, frontier camps, militia drills, children's activities, trading post, weapons, 18th Century music and other unique 18th Century demonstrations. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 1, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 2, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 3, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Junior Ranger Road Trip - Civil War Heritage Trail
Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the Battle of Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 4, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, April 5, 2019

Junior Ranger Road Trip - Civil War Heritage Trail
Friday, Apr 5, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the Battle of Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 5, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Junior Ranger Road Trip - Civil War Heritage Trail
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Parents, this is an opportunity to enroll your kids, ages 6 to 12, in our half-day Junior Ranger Program. Youth will learn about the Battle of Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $60. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Civil War Trust Day
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Cannon and musket firings, period games, guided battlefield tours, are just some of the activities that visitors will experience. Come out and help show support for the foundation that supports us. There will be a guest speaker leading a lecture on a specific Civil War topic. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 6, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 7, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, April 8, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 8, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 9, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 10, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 11, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, April 12, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 12, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
74th Commemorative Ceremony for President Roosevelt
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 9 AM to 5 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Honoring the life of President Franklin Roosevelt on the anniversary of his death at the Little White House. This event includes a Color Guard and Keynote Speaker. Free admission until 12:30, then $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
The Last Days of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 2 PM to 3:35 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
A digital presentation and a Guided Tour of the Little White House. The presentation will consist of information about Roosevelt’s activities during his last days and the people who were with FDR. The tour will conclude in the Little White House highlighting artifacts and to set the scene. $20. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Primitive Tools and Weapons Day
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Watch the re-creation of ancient Native American tools and weapons. Demonstrators will explain how to make, use, and care for things that were very important for survival thousands of years ago. $2.00-$6.00 770-387-3747.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Apr 13, 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.
Emory Jones Book Signing
Saturday, Apr 13, 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.
Handicapped Accessible 
Farm Animal Fun Day
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 10 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Over the years, Hardman Farm has been the home to several species of livestock. Come visit some furry friends here on the Farm as we continue our journey to "bring the farm to life" and keep the American agricultural experience alive. Adults: $12, Seniors (63+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
Portrait of a Plantation
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
This celebration of art and history includes 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.
Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 13, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 14, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 15, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 16, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 17, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Traveling Exhibit: Georgia Journeys
9 AM - 5 PM from Apr 18, 2019 until Apr 30, 2019 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Georgia Journeys traces the stories of veterans, home front workers, and Holocaust survivors who have a strong connection to Georgia. Click for more details. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
Handicapped Accessible 
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