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Candlelantern tours set at Fort Pulaski
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Come enjoy a Savannah tradition and celebrate the holiday season at Fort Pulaski National Monument. On the evenings of Dec. 11-12, Fort Pulaski staff and volunteers will guide the annual candlelantern tours, which re-create a Confederate nog party from 1861.
The tours, which include hot cider and period music, take visitors through the historic fort by candlelight and oil lamps.
Advance reservations
are required as a limited number of tickets are available for each program. Tours begin at 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30, 8 and 8:30 both evenings. Reservations can be made in person or by calling 786-5787.
If making a reservation over the phone, send cash, check or a money order payable to the National Park Service and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Fort Pulaski National Monument
P.O. Box 30757
Savannah, GA 31410
Tickets will be mailed within one business day. Area residents can pick up tickets at the fort.
The park’s regular entrance fees are $5 per adult. Children 15 and younger are free, but must be issued a ticket.
All people must have a ticket. No credit cards are accepted.  
Fort Pulaski is off U.S. Highway 80, 15 miles east of Savannah. The operating hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.  The gates close at 5:15 p.m.
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