Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site


Saturday, February 8, 2020

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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Sunday, February 9, 2020

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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Saturday, February 29, 2020

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, 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 21, 2020

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.
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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 trail improvement projects. There will also be guided wildflower hikes and other Earth Day activities. 770-443-7850.
Springtime at the Cabin
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Make your plans for a Spring outing with a visit to our 1853 cabin. Enjoy life-ways demonstrations such as period games, chores, and cooking. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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125th Ohio Union Encampment
Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
The 125th Ohio Infantry Reenactors will be here to demonstrate military tactics in addition to black powder demonstrations and artillery drills. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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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
On the grounds, watch real-time troop movements, artillery firings, and calvary maneuvers. See what life was like at the cabin, especially 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.
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Saturday, June 6, 2020

National Trails Day Hike - Dirt Paths Through History
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 9 AM to 11 AM
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.

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Junior Ranger Day - Discovery, Interpretation, Recreation, Travel (D.I.R.T.)
9 AM - 4 PM from Jul 18, 2020 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Want to know what its like to be a park ranger? This is a chance for anyone; individuals or families of all ages to earn their badges through participation in nature crafts, games, and a park service project. $10. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Your State Parks Day - National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Show how much you care about your local Georgia State Park with your volunteer support for this event with the Friends of Pickett's Mill Battlefield State Historic Site. Individuals, families, or civic groups are welcome. We will complete various park improvement projects. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Cabin Life: The Way We Were
Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 9 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Go back in time with our living historians, and experience everyday life in the early 1860's. Lifeway demonstrations, spot talks, and tours will be ongoing throughout the event. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Friday, October 23, 2020

Halloween Thing
Friday, Oct 23, 2020 6 PM to 10 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for guided candelight tours through spooky forests where creepy characters exhibit a world of mystery and magic. $10. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

A Pioneer Thanksgiving
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 11 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Step back in time with guided tours of our 1853 cabin area and observe a thanksgiving meal reenacted by our living historians. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Holidays at the Cabin
Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and help us celebrate the holiday spirit 1860's style. Holiday festivities will be in full swing and Santa will be here! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.