History Events


Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Museum Tour
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a tour of our Museum with the Naturalist and learn about the artifacts. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Guided Tour
Thursday, Jan 23, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Friday, January 24, 2020

Friday at the Forge: Blacksmithing Progam
Friday, Jan 24, 2020 3 PM to 4 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.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Tomahawk Toss
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Elijah Clark State Park - Lincolnton, GA
Test your skills with our game of Tomahawk Toss! Learn the history of the game, and if you score a bulls-eye you win a prize! Limit 1 prize person. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-359-3458.
Guided Tour
Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM – Jan 25, 2020 until Feb 1, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Ask the Naturalist
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask our Naturalist questions about the history or the site, surrounding features and wildlife. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Archaeology: Dig through History
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come dig through history at our mock archaeology dig site and explore what its like to be an archaeologist. Keep what you find! $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 3 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 candle making. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Civil War Drills
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
With the aid of wooden muskets, children will learn how to march and "load in nine times", just like a Civil War soldier. A musket demonstration will conclude the program. Educational for kids and adults alike. 912-727-2339.
Roving Ranger
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Find the Roving Ranger table on your next visit to Fort Yargo! Each date and location will have different activities and teach guests about topics such as wildlife, fishing, the Old Fort, plant identification and more. Suitable for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Jan 25, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
Piedmont Forest Hike
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Sweetwater Creek State Park - Lithia Springs, GA
Join a park ranger for a hike through our beautiful Piedmont forest as we identify the trees and flowers and discuss the animals, reptiles, and birds along the way to a tour of the inside of the New Manchester mill alongside the magnificent rapids of Sweetwater Creek. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Guided Tour
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Hands-on Colonial Craft Series
Sundays 2 PM - 3:30 PM – Jan 26, 2020 
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join our rangers for a unique experience as we provide hands-on colonial crafting courses. Every class you will help you develop new skills and leave you with a one-of-a-kind memento. Each week will cover a different craft so feel free to sign up for any one or all of them but pre-registration is required and space is extremely limited. $15. 912-437-4777 ext. 0.
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Cannon Ball Crater Hike
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 3 PM to 4 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.
Back to Blacksmithing
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 12 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Join us as we ignite our blacksmith station and get busy. Stop and ask questions about this long lost tradition. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Camellias in Our Southern Gardens
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Master Gardener Linda Hlozansky, a member of the Friends of Hofwyl, will discuss the Camellias at Hofwyl-Broadfield plantation and those in your landscape. The presentation will last 45 minutes to an hour. It will be held in the auditorium of the Visitors’ Center at Hofwyl. After the program, there will be a walk to the Camellia Garden. $5 to $8. 912-223-7900.
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Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Jan 26, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Historic New Manchester Mill Hike
Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 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.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Skulls and Skins
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about skull and animal hide identification and how Native Americans at Etowah utilized bones and fur. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
A Dime For FDR
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 10 AM to 10:30 PM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
A digital presentation on the founding of FDR's March of Dimes and the conquest of polio. What began with a birthday party in Warm Springs led to the creation of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and the end of polio. $7-$12. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, January 31, 2020

Ask the Naturalist
Friday, Jan 31, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask the Naturalist about the location, history, or wildlife at Etowah $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Friday at the Forge: Blacksmithing Progam
Friday, Jan 31, 2020 3 PM to 4 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.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Guided Tour
Saturdays 11 AM - 11:30 AM – Feb 1, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 1, 2020 until Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Rides On The River
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a day filled with cool rides, local history, cannon and musket firings. Classic car owners are invited to show off their amazing autos and meet fellow automobile enthusiasts. Register in advance by calling the park office. Brought to you in cooperation with Richmond Hill Cars & Coffee. $9. 912-727-2339.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Opening Day at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 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.
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Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Civil War Cooking
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come taste an authentic recipe from all the way back in the 1860's. Park staff will be cooking a dish that the soldiers would have eaten at their campfires. $3.00-$4.00 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Tales from Camp Lawton
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 3:30 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come listen to harrowing tales of thievery, attempted prison escapes, mad hatters, assassinations, and more in this half hour historically accurate program. Tour the museum and then sit down and enjoy the enthralling stories from a civil war period soldier or soldier's wife. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Rangers Off Trail: Gold Mine Hike
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call to pre-register; limited spots available. Rangers will be leading a hike off trail to historic gold mines. We will also be exploring other features like a natural spring and possibly a 1990's research square. This will be an approximate 3 mile moderate to strenuous hike. Inclement weather may cancel this event. $30 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
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Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 1, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Sunday, February 2, 2020

Guided Tour
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 2, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Feb 2, 2020 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.
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Ask the Naturalist
Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask our Naturalist questions about the history or the site, surrounding features and wildlife. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

River Walk
Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Walk the Etowah River with the Naturalist and learn about the history, and wildlife surrounding it. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Skulls and Skins
Thursday, Feb 6, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come learn about skull and animal hide identification and how Native Americans at Etowah utilized bones and fur. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Friday, February 7, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Colonial Faire and Muster School Day
Friday, Feb 7, 2020 10 AM to 2 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 8, 2020

Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 8, 2020 until Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Valentine's Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 6 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your sweetheart to our one-of-a-kind Valentine's date not to be forgotten! Enjoy a candlelit meal in a beautiful, historic setting with period music and dancing. Take part in a fireside chat with our historical interpreters. Space is limited. registration opens January 8th. Price is per person. $50. 912-727-2339.
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Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Pioneer Games
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Play some historical games with a ranger and learn what life was like without screens. Play a variety of games, such as graces, cat & mouse, hide the slipper, and more. Meet at the Relihan building down by the Heritage Farm. $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
GDRA 1864 Camp of Instruction
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for a gathering of reenactment soldiers on a day of training, practice, and drills. Black powder and tactical demonstrations will be open for public observation.There will also be a presentation by author Michael Shaffer. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 8, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Colonial Faire & Muster
Saturday, Feb 8, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free admission. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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.
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Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Bring your family to the Vann House for a free-flow tour of the historic Vann House, hosted by Friends of the Vann House volunteers. You will also be able to tour our two-story cabin exhibit, 1800s Cherokee Farmstead outdoor exhibit, and of course our museum and 15-minute history film. 706-695-2598.
A Golden Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site - Dahlonega, GA
Enjoy free admission to the Dahlonega Gold Museum on this special day. Learn about America's first major gold rush in Georgia's oldest existing courthouse. We have two floors of exhibits and show a wonderful 17 minute long film every 30 minutes. 706-864-2257.
Super Museum Sunday at Etowah
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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. and 3:30 p.m Join us in welcoming renowned author and archaeologist Adam King, who will be giving a lecture on Native American Iconography at 2:00 pm. 770-387-3747.
Guided Tour
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Admission is FREE on Super Museum Sunday! Musket demonstrations will be offered throughout the day from 10am to 4pm. Check out Georgia History Festival's website here: georgiahistoryfestival.org/2020-super-museum-sunday 912-437-4770.
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Super Museum Sunday at Fort McAllister
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 12 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society, we are offering free admission. Come for a self-guided tour anytime or take part in our guided tour at 2 p.m. ending with a musket firing. 912-727-2339.
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Super Museum Sunday at Sunbury
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort Morris Historic Site - Midway, GA
Visit Fort Morris State Historic Site, located at Sunbury, and receive FREE admission. Enjoy interacting with an American Continental Soldier, and be treated to musket firing demonstrations on the hour. 912-884-5999.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday Hardman Farm Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! Hardman Farm boasts 173 acres and over 19 outbuildings to explore. It is also home to the second most recognized feature in the State of Georgia, the Nacoochee Indian Mound. 706-878-1077.
Super Museum Sunday: African American Genealogy
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Dr. William H.A. Collins, Curator of the Burning of Darien Museum, and historical genealogist, Amy Hedrick will discuss the lives and genealogy of the enslaved families who labored at Hofwyl Plantation and their role in the cultivation and development of the rice fields of the Altamaha River Delta. 912-223-7900.
Steam Sunday: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Jarrell Plantation Historic Site - Juliette, GA
Jarrell Plantation will offer free admission Sunday, February 9, 2020 for Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday, so come out and explore the museum, take a stroll around the historic plantation grounds, and from 1-4 pm enjoy plantation house tours and an antique steam engine demonstration. #GHF2020 478-986-5172.
Brain Tanned Buckskin- Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Join Ben Kirkland as we discuss the uses of a buckskin and get hands on experience as we go step by step to tan the hide as they did years ago. Meet at the Visitor Center. $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come take advantage of free admission to our Camp Lawton Museum and see artifacts found here on site. There will also be several musket demonstrations throughout the program. $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
New Echota: Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
New Echota Historic Site - Calhoun, GA
As part of the state-wide Super Museum Sunday activities, tour the historic Cherokee Capital with a Park Ranger or enjoy a self-guided tour of the grounds, historic buildings and nature trails for free today. Guided tours at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Reservations NOT required. 706-624-1321.
Super Museum Sunday - Soldier Stories
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
FREE admission for this Super Museum Sunday special event. Enjoy guided hikes at 1 pm and 2 pm. There will also be local Civil War relic displays, artifact identification, a special program by author Brad Butkovich on soldier's stories, and black powder firing demonstrations. 770-443-7850.
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Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 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 on Sunday, February 9. 706-655-5870.
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Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 9, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Super Museum Sunday - Traveler's Rest Historic Site
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 12 PM to 4 PM
Traveler's Rest Historic Site - Toccoa, GA
Traveler's Rest will be open with Free Admission from 12pm until 4pm Come explore the historic 1815 stagecoach inn and all its artifacts. Guided tours will be offered at 11am, 1pm and 3pm 706-886-2256.
Colonial Faire & Muster
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, sutlers' row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, and period music and dance. Food concessions will be available. Free admission. 912-353-3023.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Homeschool Tuesday: Pioneer Valentine's
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
This month will be about Valentine's Day traditions of the Pioneers. For ages 5 and up. Call to register. This event is outside, so please dress for the weather. Inclement weather may cancel event. Event will be cancelled if minimum attendance is not reached. $7 plus $5 parking. 770-975-0055.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Museum Tour
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a tour of our Museum with the Naturalist and learn about the artifacts. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 15, 2020 until Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Civil War Cooking
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come taste an authentic recipe from all the way back in the 1860's. Park staff will be cooking a dish that the soldiers would have eaten at their campfires. $3.00-$4.00 $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Museum and Musket fire
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come visit the Museum and see live firing demonstrations of a musket by a civil war soldier. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Molten Moonlight Iron Pour: Valentine's Special
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 6 PM. It's the day after Valentine's, so come out with your special someone to this Molten Moonlight Iron Pour. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. All vehicles require a park pass. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 15, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
Military Order of the Purple Heart and Triple Nickels
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10 AM to 2 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.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
Candlelight Hike to the Mill
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 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 lovely rapids of Sweetwater Creek. Candle lanterns are provided. No children under 6 years or dogs permitted. No reservations. Cash only, exact change please. Meet and pay at the Visitor Center parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-732-5871.

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Guided Tour
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 2 PM to 3 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 16, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Monday, February 17, 2020

Eleanor Roosevelt and the Rosenwald Schools
Monday, Feb 17, 2020 10 AM to 10:45 AM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Special presentation and discussion about the history of the Rosenwald Schools that were created to enhance educational opportunities for African Americans. $9-$14. 706-655-5870.
FDR and Missy discuss FDR and Missy
Monday, Feb 17, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
James Fowler as FDR and Kathryn Smith, author of "The Gate Keeper, will portray Missy Lehand. They will discuss, in character, 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.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Ask the Naturalist
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask our Naturalist questions about the history or the site, surrounding features and wildlife. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Ask the Naturalist
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Ask our Naturalist questions about the history or the site, surrounding features and wildlife. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 22, 2020 until Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Coffee With the Ranger
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Hard Labor Creek State Park - Rutledge, GA
Enjoy a cup of coffee and a scoop of peach Dutch oven dump cake with a Hard Labor Creek ranger. Swap a few stories, answer some questions about the park history, and learn a few tricks for cooking outdoors. Samples while supplies last. Call the Visitor Center to register in advance, space is limited. Meet at the visitor center. $5 parking. 706-557-3001.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 22, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Guided Tour
Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 11 AM to 11:30 AM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a guided tour with our Naturalist, tours location/length may vary with inclement weather. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Make and shoot your own Blow Darts
Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Make and shoot your own blow darts! Join us at 2:00 pm to learn about blow darts and how they were used in the Southeast, then make and shoot your own. Pre-Registration is required for this program, call 770-387-3747 to reserve your spot. Please make sure you arrive on time so you are able to participate. Suitable for ages 6 and older. $4-$6 plus $2 program fee. 770-387-3747.
Meet the Farm Animals
Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Candle Making 101
Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Stop by the parks heritage farm and learn the basics of making hand dipped candles. The park staff will be demonstrating how to make hand dipped and molded beeswax and tallow candles. Try your hand at making your own set for a small fee. Demonstration free. "Class" $3 per person $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
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Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 23, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

River Walk
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Walk the Etowah River with the Naturalist and learn about the history, and wildlife surrounding it. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Museum Tour
Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Take a tour of our Museum with the Naturalist and learn about the artifacts. $4-$6. 770-387-3747.
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Friday, February 28, 2020

Roving Naturalist
Friday, Feb 28, 2020 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Our Naturalist will be roving the park with interesting pieces of history and nature to share with the guests $2-$6. 770-387-3747.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Blow dart making
Saturdays 2 PM - 2:30 PM – Feb 29, 2020 
Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site - Cartersville, GA
Come out and test your blow dart skills by making and shooting your own blow darts with one of our Naturalists. $2-$6. 770-387-3747.
Meet the Farm Animals
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 11 AM to 12 PM
General Coffee State Park - Nicholls, GA
Give us a helping hand as we feed animals, collect eggs and goof off with our farm animals. We will start by feeding sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, ducks, donkeys, a horse and mule. Learn about their different diets and tips on maintaining them. Meet at the center of Heritage Farm. $1 plus $5 parking. 912-384-7082.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Who was Laura Walker?
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 7 PM to 8 PM
Laura S. Walker State Park - Waycross, GA
Gather at Group Shelter 1 for an introduction to the lady for whom Laura S. Walker State Park was named and some history about the park as well. You may be surprised by some of the unique facts regarding our beautiful park. Registration deadline is February 29th at 4:00 PM. Call Park Office to Register. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
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Tales from Camp Lawton
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 3:30 PM to 4 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Come listen to harrowing tales of thievery, attempted prison escapes, mad hatters, assassinations, and more in this half hour historically accurate program. Tour the museum and then sit down and enjoy the enthralling stories from a civil war period soldier or soldier's wife. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
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Living History at Panola
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 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.
Trails Through History Workday
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and assist us with improvement projects our hiking trails here at the park. Snacks and water provided. Please bring gloves. Free admission for volunteers. 770-443-7850.
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Feb 29, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Mar 1, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Saturday, March 7, 2020

Hofwyl Dairy Day
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
A mobile dairy classroom will visit the plantation. The classroom features a fully operational milking parlor containing a live cow used for milking and feeding demonstrations. Information ranges from lactation cycles and the milking process to milk processing and the overall importance of dairy in a healthy diet. The demonstration will be ongoing. $5 to $8 Children 5 and under free. 912-223-7900.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Soldier Saturday- Yarn Spinning
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Have you ever wonder where clothing came from during the civil war era? Who made it? Many Union and Confederate soldiers wore clothing that was hand spun by their family. Visitors will step back in time to learn the art of yarn spinning. Each person will have their on spindle and yarn to prefect the craft of spinning.; just like our ancestors. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Soldier Saturday- Candle Making
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 1 PM to 2 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Candles served as a primary light sources during the Civil War. Safety, availability and expense made candles a more reasonable source of light than oil lamps. Candles were home-made during this time period. Legend has it that candles were left in windows to lead young soldiers home. Come join us in candle making like women of the past did. $3 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Soldier Saturday- Museum Tour with a Soldier
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 3 PM to 5 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
Join confederate soldiers as they guide you through Camp Lawton History Museum. Learn about living in the largest prison camp in the world and what struggles prisoners went through daily to survive. Hear the sounds of the muskets fire and see remnants of the past as you tour the museum. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
Molten Moonlight Iron Pour
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 3 PM to 8 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Scratch blocks go on sale at 3 PM. Pour begins at 6:30 PM. Event takes place at the casting shed, which is accessible by the Lakeside Trail. Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. All vehicles require a park pass. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Mar 7, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 2:30 PM to 4 PM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
First-Visit Tour
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn more about Smithgall Woods on a tour of the Visitor Center and a van tour of the park. See the covered bridge, the famous Dukes Creek, and our renowned cottages. There is no charge for the tour, but donations are welcomed. Donations appreciated. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Build your Own Colonial Fort Junior Ranger Day
Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Wormsloe Historic Site - Savannah, GA
Noble Jones built his own fortified home and you can too. Join us for a day of construction to build your own (cardboard) colonial fort. This this is a fun fortified architecture session for the whole family and a part of our Jr. Ranger Road Trip series. Come prepared to make a mess. Activities run from 10 am to 12 pm and repeat 2 pm to 4 pm. $2 - $10. 912-353-3023.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Mar 8, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Friday, March 13, 2020

Scottish Heritage Days
Friday, Mar 13, 2020 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Living history demonstrations such as musket and cannon firings, blacksmithing, 18th century cooking and music will take place among Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Friday is Student Day and a battle reenactment will take place on Saturday at 3 p.m. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
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Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Friday, Mar 13, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Scottish Heritage Days
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Living history demonstrations such as musket and cannon firings, blacksmithing, 18th century cooking and music will take place among Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Friday is Student Day and a battle reenactment will take place on Saturday at 3 p.m. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Accessible DIRT Event 
CCC Exploration
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Kolomoki Mounds State Park - Blakely, GA
Meet at Camp Hicita Group Camp as we discuss the role of the CCC at Kolomoki Mounds. They were here long after the Native Americans inhabited this land and brought a different story to the site. $2 plus $5 parking. 229-724-2150.
National Quilting Day: A Patchwork of History
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join our first annual celebration of National Quilting Day. There will be displays by groups and individuals, period music, and special presentations. $3 -$6. 770-443-7850.
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A Hike of History
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Red Top Mountain State Park - Acworth, GA
Must call 770-975-0055 to register or get tickets from eventbrite. Join Rangers on a hike back into the 1800's to learn about Red Top's Iron mining history! Consider bringing water for your journey. 1.7 mile loop, moderate terrain. $5 parking. 770-975-0055.
DIRT Event 
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Mar 14, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Scottish Heritage Days
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Living history demonstrations such as musket and cannon firings, blacksmithing, 18th century cooking and music will take place among Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Friday is Student Day and a battle reenactment will take place on Saturday at 3 p.m. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Sunday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Sundays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Mar 15, 2020 until Dec 27, 2020 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
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Backcountry Geology Hike
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 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.
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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Etowah Heritage Day
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 10 AM to 4 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.
Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site - Brunswick, GA
Take an eerie journey back in time at coastal Georgia's most haunted rice plantation. As you walk beneath centuries old Live Oaks, explore the out-buildings on the plantation and a lantern tour of the main house you will hear tales of recent ghostly encounters, plantation folklore and the rich but tragic history of the Low County rice fields. $15. 912-264-7333.
Pioneer Cooking
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 12 PM to 1 PM
Magnolia Springs State Park - Millen, GA
What did the pioneers eat? What did they cook? Come join us as we step into the shoes of a pioneer and learn what they eat and how they cooked it. Our naturalist will cook up a pot of pioneer stew and some muffins for all to enjoy. $5 plus $5 parking. 478-982-1660.
History By Candlelight Tours
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 7 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Take a guided, lantern-lit walk through historic grounds and the forest at night while learning of legends, lore, and other stories of old. $10. 770-443-7850.
DIRT Event 
Saturday Morning Guided Tour With Park Ranger
Saturdays 9:30 AM - 11 AM – Mar 21, 2020 until Jan 2, 2021 
Roosevelt's Little White House Historic Site - Warm Springs, GA
Join our Ranger and Historian for a 90-minute guided tour of the Memorial Museum, Grounds and Historic Site at beginning at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are being taken now. $20. 706-655-5870.
History Under the Lake Paddle
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Seminole State Park - Donalsonville, GA
Lake Seminole is unique because most of the historical sites are now under the waters of the lake. On this 1.5 mile kayak tour, we'll talk about an underwater Native American ceremonial mound, an old Spanish mission, and an event that touched off a war. $15 plus $5 parking. 229-861-3137.
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