Fort King George Historic Site


Friday, July 27, 2018

Full Moon Paddle Along Black Island Creek
Friday, Jul 27, 2018 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Let our rangers guide you on a beautiful moonlit paddle. We will meet at Fort King George and paddle along Black Island Creek to where it meets the Darien River and back. Registration is required. $35 - $40. 912-437-4770.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Explore the site with a ranger in redcoat uniform. History will come to life in this fun and informative tour. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.
Make A Pinch Pot
Sunday, Jul 29, 2018 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Learn one of the oldest and simplest forms of pottery, practiced by the indigenous people of America and around the world! Make your very own pinch pot to bring home and cherish. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Saturday, Aug 4, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Explore the site with a ranger in redcoat uniform. History will come to life in this fun and informative tour. $4.50 - $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Sights and Sounds of the Sawmills
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
From the earliest days of the humble tidal powered sawmill, to the later industrial scale steam operated sawmills, this site was utilized for centuries to process Yellow Pine, as well as Cypress, from the Altamaha River. Join the ranger on a walking tour as they visit the actual locations of the mills. $10. 912-437-4770.
Sights and Sounds of the Sawmills
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
From the earliest days of the humble tidal powered sawmill, to the later industrial scale steam operated sawmills, this site was utilized for centuries to process Yellow Pine, as well as Cypress, from the Altamaha River. Join the ranger on a walking tour as they visit the actual locations of the mills. $10. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Intro to Kayaking
Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
In this class our rangers will teach you the basics of kayaking and take you out on the beautiful Black Island Creek. Open to people 10 years and older who are able to swim. $25 - 30. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Intro to Kayaking
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
In this class our rangers will teach you the basics of kayaking and take you out on the beautiful Black Island Creek. Open to people 10 years and older who are able to swim. $25 - 30. 912-437-4770.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Labor Day Commemoration
Monday, Sep 3, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a day of artillery drills, blacksmithing, and soldiers' life activities. Learn about the various types of laborers of the past. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Your State Parks Day is an opportunity to give back, so lend a hand and help us with our volunteer project on the park. Wear clothing suitable to work outdoors. Volunteers receive FREE admission. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Coastfest
Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us at Coastfest, held at the DNR Region office under the Sydney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick. This is a free all ages event. Fort King George will be doing musket firing demos and woodworking demonstrations. Other local DNR agencies will be presenting programs and various wildlife displays, live animals, and entertainment 912-437-4770.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Fright at the Fort
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 6 PM to 10 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join us for a night of thrills and chills. From 6-7 pm, children ages 3-10 can trick-or-treat at numerous spooky spots within the fort. Then, from 8-10 pm, beware of ghosts, ghouls, and goblins as the fort and nature trail transform into a spectacularly spooky, shudder-inducing experience. Bring along your friends and family if you dare! $5-$10. 912-437-4770.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Autumn Reenactment
Friday, Nov 9, 2018 9 AM to 1 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
On Friday, students and teachers are invited to visit the site to experience a wide range of living history presentations. Reservations are required. On Saturday, living history presentations will take place throughout the day, and the battle reenactment will be at 3pm. No reservations needed. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Autumn Reenactment
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
On Friday, students and teachers are invited to visit the site to experience a wide range of living history presentations. Reservations are required. On Saturday, living history presentations will take place throughout the day, and the battle reenactment will be at 3pm. No reservations needed. 912-437-4770.