Thursday January 3, 2013
Event Information
Section: Veterans/Military
Fort Pulaski Recognition of 1861 Takeover by State Militia

When: January 3, 2013
12:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Where: Fort Pulaski National Monument
Phone: 912-786-5787
Address: U.S. Highway 80, 15 miles east of Savannah
Fort Pulaski, GA
URL: http://www.nps.gov/fopu
Cost: Fort admission

Description: Recognizing the Jan. 3, 1861,seizure of the fort by the Georgia State Militia, evicting the United States Army in one of several state militia seizures of federal sites in early 1861 (leading up to the Civil War.) Tours and musket firing demos all day. 9:30 a.m., the flag of secession will be raised above the fort. 1:00 pm, Ranger talk—“The Seizure of Fort Pulaski.”


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