Century of Sentries

When: Sat., April 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., April 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2015

For almost 100 years, soldiers defended Savannah from invasion while stationed on Salter's Island, the current location of Fort Jackson. Throughout the weekend visitors will participate in a variety of hands-on activities appropriate for all ages to learn about the daily life of the soldiers stationed at Fort Jackson. Such activities include marching, battle reenactments, heavy artillery drill, and musket and cannon demonstrations. Participants will also learn about the many individuals and units of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War that are part of the story of a Century of Sentries at Old Fort Jackson.

Price: $7 for adults, $4 per child (ages 2-12)

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