Fort King George Historic Site

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Tea Bricks: The Building Blocks of an Empire
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join one of our rangers for a hot cup of tea and discuss history. 912-437-4770.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Full Moon Paddle to Rifle Cut
Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
We will meet at Fort King George and provide transportation to the public dock by Skipper's Fish Camp in Darien. From there, we will enjoy a moonlit paddle to Rifle Cut and back. $40. 912-437-4770.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Guided Tour of Georgia's First Fort
Saturday, May 12, 2018 2 PM to 3:30 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. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Archaeology Month Site Tour with Dr. Richard Jefferies
Saturday, May 19, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Using maps, illustrations, and artifacts of the buildings exposed by Joe and Sheila Caldwell's archaeological excavations, this walking tour will consist of a brief discussion of the site's history, an explanation of the layout of the Darien Bluff and how it was excavated. $10-$15. 912-437-4770.
Archaeology Month Lecture with Dr. Richard Jefferies
Saturday, May 19, 2018 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Community Structure and Organization at Mission San Joseph de Sapala, Sapelo Island, Georgia. For the past 12 years, the Sapelo Island Mission Period Archaeological Project has investigated the archaeological remains of the Guale Village of Sapala and its associated Spanish mission of San Joseph de Sapala on Sapelo Island, Georgia. $10-$15. 912-437-4770.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Paddle to Butler Island
Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Paddle with our rangers from Fort King George to Butler Island and back. Open to people 10 years or older who are able to swim. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $35. $35. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Memorial Day Celebration
Saturday, May 26, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a holiday weekend of artillery drills, blacksmithing, and soldiers' life activities. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Memorial Day Celebration
Sunday, May 27, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a holiday weekend of artillery drills, blacksmithing, and soldiers' life activities. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Memorial Day Celebration
Monday, May 28, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the Friends of Fort King George for a holiday weekend of artillery drills, blacksmithing, and soldiers' life activities. $4.50-$7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

National Trails Day Paddle Trip
Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
In celebration of National Trails Day, we will be doing a paddling trip led by site staff. We will meet at Fort King George and provide transportation to the public dock by Skipper's Fish Camp in Darien. From there, we will ride the tide to Rifle Cut and back. This is part of the statewide Get Outdoors Month activities. Registration is required. $35. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Intro to Kayaking
Saturday, Jun 16, 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. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $25. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Intro to Kayaking
Saturday, Jun 30, 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. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $25. 912-437-4770.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Cannons Across the Marsh
Wednesday, Jul 4, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort King George Historic Site - Darien, GA
Join the soldiers at the fort for a day of artillery drills, musket firings, and soldiers' life activities to honor Independence Day. $4.50- $7.50 912-437-4770.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Intro to Kayaking
Saturday, Jul 14, 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. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $25. 912-437-4770.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Intro to Kayaking
Saturday, Jul 21, 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. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $25. 912-437-4770.

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. 912-437-4770.
Parks After Dark 

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. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $25. 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. Equipment is provided, but please bring water and sunscreen. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet. Registration is required. $25. 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.