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Fort McAllister State Park

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Address: 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Phone Number: +1 912-727-2339
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Home of the best preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy, this...

Home of the best preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy, this coastal park offers a museum containing Civil War artifacts as well as camping and picnicking facilities.

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Great place to visit!

Great place to visit, the trails, park, and Fishing! Walk on the pier and enjoy a beautiful view of the Ogeechee River.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit, the trails, park, and Fishing! Walk on the pier and enjoy a beautiful view of the Ogeechee River.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This fort was the final contested point on Sherman's March to the Sea during the War Between the States. The site features the fort and its many "bombproofs", as well as several artillery pieces that would have been or were actually there at the time. There is also a 3+ mile walking trail featuring beautiful marsh views, as well as... More 

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Hinesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I went to see Fort Mc Allister years ago and I had the greatest time with my son (including dog). Being a single mom, I felt very safe and really enjoyed the outdoor attractions and camping as well as the museum.My son was very impressed with the weapons and although he did not completely understand the historical connections it was... More 

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Thank BrittaandSparta
Commerce GA
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

My son and I are reenactors and recently got to camp here and participate in the annual reenactment held every December. The park is well maintained and kept up. There are several places you can camp in the park with your family. The fort is awesome to explore with trails built into it. Inside the fort you need to go... More 

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

As a history nerd: this place is excellent. Beautiful museum, well maintained fort & excellent views

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

This is a must stop for any civil war buff interested in Sherman's March to the Sea. It was the final battle that allowed Savannah to surrender and therefore spared it from and inevitable burning, a fate Charleston would soon experience.

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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Excellent State Park! Beautiful museum packed full of historical information. Very nice campground facilities, picnic areas, and fishing facilities.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Love the water scenic view. Nice place to relax,fish,camp and or tour museum. Wildlife is here and sometimes visible. I will return.

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Visited on a misty morning, but still enjoyed the walk through the forest and the earthen fort. With the self guided descriptions, could easily picture where the boats were out on the river. Small but very good walk through museum. We did not see the 15 minute movie due to our own time constraints.

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Ludowici Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

These place has an old house, bunk houses for soldiers, hidden ammo bunkers in the mounds, a large wooden fence, close to the water, a museum, bathrooms, and my two favorite things, a high tower you can climb to get a view of the area below and ...certain times of the year there are volunteers who dress in period clothes... More 

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