• The Battle Scarred Walls of Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski

    National Monument Georgia

Fort Pulaski Begins Extended 2013 Summer Hours

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Date: June 1, 2013
Contact: Gloria Lee, (912) 786-5787

Fort Pulaski Features Extended Park Hours

Fort Pulaski National Monument will begin an extended summer schedule on Saturday, June 1, 2013. Effective June 1, the Visitor Center and the historic fort will be open daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Park gates will close at 6:15 PM.

To coincide with the park’s extended hours, additional daily Ranger programs will be available for the public.

Sunday – Friday

10:30 Guided Fort Tour OR Trail Walk
12:00 Musket Firing
1:00  “Ranger’s Choice” (Subject of tour varies)
2:00  Musket Firing
3:00  Guided Fort Tour
4:30  Musket Firing

Saturday

10:00 Guided Fort Tour
11:00 Cannon Firing
12:00 Musket Firing
1:00  Cannon Firing
1:30  Guided Fort Tour
2:30  Musket Firing
3:00  Cannon Firing
4:00  Guided Fort Tour 

Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on U.S. Highway 80, 15 miles east of Savannah. An entrance fee of $5.00 per person is charged; ages 15 and under are free. For more information, please visit the park website at www.nps.gov/fopu or call (912) 786-5787. You can also follow the park on Twitter at www.twitter.com/FortPulaskiNPS or like the official Fort Pulaski National Monument Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FortPulaskiNPS.

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Did You Know?

Moat surrounding Fort Pulaski

The wet ditch, or moat, that surrounds Fort Pulaski varies in width from 30 to 48 feet, and has an average depth of eight feet. Alligators, turtles, and small marine life inhabit the moat. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia