Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site


Saturday, November 16, 2019

Outdoor Cooking Class - Rotisserie
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will focus on the preparation, cooking, and cleaning involved with cooking a meal outdoors using a rotisserie spit. We provide the equipment and ingredients, but participants may bring spices of their choice. Participants will receive an invite to ceremony and assist with meal preparation at our Pioneer Thanksgiving Event on November 23rd. $20. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

A Pioneer Thanksgiving
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On this day, our living history specialists will perform cooking demonstrations and then portray an 1853, Pioneer Thanksgiving at the cabin. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Holidays at the HEARTh
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Step back into an earlier time and experience holiday decorating and festivities of civilian life during the Civil War. See period decorating, participate in heritage games, and observe civilian life way demonstrations. Santa will be here. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

First Saturday Hike - The Dirt We Walk On
Saturday, Jan 4, 2020 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. $5. 770-443-7850.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Super Museum Sunday - Soldier Stories
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 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 and Artifact I.D, a special program presentation of stories of soldiers who actually fought here, and black powder firing demonstrations. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, February 22, 2020

DIGGING UP THE DIRT ON HISTORY: ARCHAEOLOGY DAY
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Our State Parks program theme this year is DIRT. Archaeology is a "dirty job", but one that is crucial to learning about the past. Come out on this day to experience a mock archaeology dig, tours of actual dig sites, and much more. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

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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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Cast Iron Chefs - Grown In Dirt and Cooked In Fire
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Once again our cast iron chefs will gather together to demonstrate their skills. Period music and games will set the background under the canopy of southern pines. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Civil War Trust Day - Get History, Get Outside, Get Dirty
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Free admission for volunteers. Volunteers will learn about this site while they help preserve it. We will remove brush from the edge of the fields. This will help improve the view sheds and restore them to their original boundaries. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Earth Day 2020 Volunteer Day - Dirty Jobs
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Here is your chance to make a difference in our park, our community, and our world. Come out and join us for various tasks such as flower bed enhancement, litter pick up, and erosion control projects. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

156th Commemoration - Battle of Pickett's Mill
Saturday, May 30, 2020 9 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
This year marks the 156th Anniversary of the Battle of Pickett's Mill. On the grounds, watch real-time troop movements, infantry and artillery firings, and see what life was like on the line. At the cabin, see how civilians survived as the Civil War came to Pickett's Mill. Visit our museum for artifact I.D. and special guest author presentations. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

National Trails Day Hike - Dirt Paths Through History
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 11 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Walk through fields of history and forests of natural wonder on a guided tour by a ranger. Hike will be moderate, and distance is flexible per participant. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Junior Ranger Day Camp - Discovery. Interpretation. Recreation. Travel. (D.I.R.T.)
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020 9 AM to 1 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 history and nature here at Pickett’s Mill through very fun, and sometimes challenging activities where they can earn patches and badges. $25 - $75 $5 parking. 770-443-7850.
Junior Ranger Road Trip