• The Battle Scarred Walls of Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski

    National Monument Georgia

Ranger-guided Field Trips

Ranger leading students around fort.

A park ranger dressed as a Civil War soldier leads a school group program at Fort Pulaski.

Ranger-guided field trips require an advance reservation. To make a reservation, fill out your Academic Fee Waiver or telephone Lead Visitor Use Assistant Ron Calhoun at (912) 777-2736 or e-mail us If you expect to bring more than 50 students, plan on dividing your group into smaller sections, with teachers leading some of the smaller sections during the field trip. The park has an array of on-site, teacher-led lesson plans.

Program Age Size Time
Fort orientation All ages Up to 100 15-20 minutes
Fort tour All ages Up to 50 45-60 minutes
Musket firing All ages Up to 100 15-20 minutes
Cartridge rolling

Grades
3-5

Up to 25 30-45 minutes

Flags That Talk

Grades
4-6
Up to 25 30-45 minutes
Cannoneers, To Your Posts

Grades
5-8

Up to 25 30-45 minutes

Simple Machines
for a Complex Job

Grades
6-8
Up to 35 30 minutes


Did You Know?

Cockspur Lighthouse

The present Cockspur Lighthouse dates from 1856. The lighthouse survived the Civil War despite being in direct line of fire during the battle for Fort Pulaski in 1862. Finally extingushed in 1909, the lighthouse was relit in 2007. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia