Take Flight Events

Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site


Sunday, February 5, 2023

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 9 AM to 5 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for this special, statewide promotion of museums throughout the Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites System. Experience the sights, sounds, & tastes of a time gone by. Lectures, tours & demonstrations will be held throughout the day. Cabin tours 1pm-3pm. Georgia Historical Society will cover entrance fees. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us and experience the sights and sounds of the 124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry! Our reenactors and volunteers will be demonstrating black powder muskets and cannons as well as the 1860 Henry Repeating Rifle! Admission fee required. Call 770-443-7850 for more information. $4-$6 per person. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, February 25, 2023

Trail Work Volunteer Day #1
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and volunteer to help keep our trails great! Tasks will vary and assignments compatible with participant ability. Please bring gloves. Preregistration preferred. Admission fees waived for volunteer participation. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, March 11, 2023

Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Mar 11, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us and our reenactors as they demonstrate Granbury's Brigade behind the museum. They will be drilling with both rifles and our museums reproduction 6 pound Howitzer cannon. Admission fee required. $3-$6 per person. Call 770-443-7850 for more information. $3-$6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, March 18, 2023

National Quilting Day - Quilting Bee
Saturday, Mar 18, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for an old-fashioned quilting bee. We will be quilting a quilt in the museum for our 1853 era cabin. Everyone is welcome to participate. Come enjoy this time-honored tradition. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, March 25, 2023

Birding the Day Away
Saturday, Mar 25, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for an introductory hike to the local birds of Georgia. Birds can be found around the fields, woods and creeks of Pickett’s Mill. Enjoy the sights and sounds of our native birds. Admission fee required. Bring binoculars or the park has a few to lend. Call 770-443-7850 for registration. $4-$6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, April 1, 2023

Crafts From The Past
Saturday, Apr 1, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will have various historic trades represented at this event including but not limited to blacksmithing, woodworking, sewing, spinning, etc. The is sure to be something for everyone! $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Springtime at the Cabin
Saturday, Apr 15, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Spring into action and make your plans for an outing with a visit to our 1853 cabin. Enjoy life-ways demonstrations such as period games, chores, and crafts. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Birding the Day Away
Saturday, Apr 22, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for an introductory hike to the local birds of Georgia. Birds can be found around the fields, woods and creeks of Pickett’s Mill. Enjoy the sights and sounds of our native birds. Admission fee required. Bring binoculars or the park has a few to lend. Call 770-443-7850 for registration. $4-$6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, May 6, 2023

Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, May 6, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come experience the sights and sounds of Keys artillery unit. Our reenactors will be demonstrating Keys Battery with our reproduction 6 pound Howitzer cannon behind the museum. Admission fee required. $3-$6 per person. Call 770-443-7850 for more information. $3-$6 per person. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, May 20, 2023

Birding the Day Away
Saturday, May 20, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for an introductory hike to the local birds of Georgia. Birds can be found around the fields, woods and creeks of Pickett’s Mill. Enjoy the sights and sounds of our native birds. Admission fee required. Bring binoculars or the park has a few to lend. Call 770-443-7850 for registration. $4-$6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, May 27, 2023

New Finial Exhibit Opening
Saturday, May 27, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
On this day, and in conjunction with the 159th Commemoration of the Battle of Pickett's Mill, we will be showcasing a new exhibit featuring a rare flag finial that was found in the "ravine" in 1963. There will be presentations on the subject of flags used during battle. The commemoration will feature the William Oliphant story. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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159th Anniversary, Battle of Pickett's Mill
Saturday, May 27, 2023 10 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Observe Federal and Confederate infantry drills displayed around separate field encampments. Experience periodic cannon firings taking place throughout the day. Explore civilian lifeways at our 1850's cabin. Enjoy the feature demonstration of the William Oliphant Story held in the "Ravine" between both Federal and Confederate Troops. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, June 3, 2023

National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 3, 2023 10 AM to 12 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Come out and help us observe National Trails Day. There will be a ranger-led hike that will cover a mix of topics related to both nature and history found along the Pickett's Mill Battlefield trails. The hike will begin at 10 a.m. and will last about two hours. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, June 10, 2023

Soldier's Life at Pickett's Mill Battlefield
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us and experience the sights and sounds of the 124th Ohio Volunteer Infantry! Our reenactors and volunteers will be demonstrating black powder muskets and cannons as well as the 1860 Henry Repeating Rifle! Admission fee required. Call 770-443-7850 for more information $3-$6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, July 29, 2023

World Ranger Day/ Jr Ranger Family Day Camp
Saturday, Jul 29, 2023 10 AM to 1 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
We will honor all park rangers and local response organizations who serve or have served on this day. There will be displays and representatives on hand to promote their part in protecting and serving the public in a park setting. This event will also serve as our Junior Ranger Day Camp for individuals and/or families. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, September 9, 2023

Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 9 AM to 4 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
All Girl Scout groups are invited to attend this event. Preregistration is required for each group. All activities are open to the public and led by staff and girl scouts. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, September 30, 2023

Your State Parks Day/ National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 30, 2023 9 AM to 2 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Pickett's Mill will host this volunteer workday. Please bring gloves, water and snacks provided. Admission is free for volunteers on this day. 770-443-7850.
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Saturday, October 21, 2023

Autumn at the Cabin
Saturday, Oct 21, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Ah! The Fall arrives with changing leaves and October harvest. Come enjoy life in a less complex lifestyle with excitement filling the air. We will be demonstrating period tasks, games, and preparation for the coming of Winter. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.

Friday, November 3, 2023

History by Candlelight
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 3, 2023 until Nov 4, 2023 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for guided nighttime candlelight tours of the battlefield. Walk down paths leading to reenacted scenes while using your senses to experience the past at night and leave illuminated by history! Preregistration required. $10. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, November 4, 2023

History by Candlelight
6 PM - 10 PM from Nov 4, 2023 
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for guided nighttime candlelight tours of the battlefield. Walk down paths leading to reenacted scenes while using your senses to experience the past at night and leave illuminated by history! Preregistration required. $10. 770-443-7850.

Saturday, December 16, 2023

Holidays on the Home Front
Saturday, Dec 16, 2023 10 AM to 3 PM
Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site - Dallas, GA
Join us for some 1860s holiday spirit and more. There will be crafts, games, and decorating activities for all to enjoy. Of course, Santa will be here, but only from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. $3 - $6. 770-443-7850.