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Georgia State Park sites now offering annual passes online
Fort Morris canon demo
Fort Morris' Independence Day Colonial Faire will include cannon and musket firings.

History buffs are in for a treat with the latest Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites perk. New for 2019, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites have added online sales of Historic Site Annual Passes. This new addition allows guests unlimited access to more than a dozen state historic sites and museum, making it easier for those interested in Georgia’s rich history to explore year-round. The money-saving passes are especially useful to geocachers following the park system’s new History Trail GeoTour.

Passes may be purchased online or at the sites for $50 family, $30 adult, $25 youth. Days of operation vary, so be sure to check before planning the next family venture and visit to purchase a pass ahead of time. Below is a list of participating sites, each with a different story to tell. 

Area parks include:

Fort Morris State Historic Site, Midway          

In 1776, Fort Morris State Historic Site – located just 37.4 miles north from Fort King George – became an important source of fortification for the patriots after the Continental Congress discussed needed protection for their growing seaport.

Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

This is the site where Gen. Sherman ended his “March to the Sea.” Today, visitors can enrich themselves in the fort’s fascinating history at the Civil War museum, which boasts several impressive artifacts as well as cannons, a hot shot furnace, bombproof barracks, palisades and more.

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