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June 16, 2014
Celebrate America at Fort Pulaski National Monument
The National Park Service and Fort Pulaski National Monument will celebrate the Nation’s 238th Birthday with family-friendly programs on July 4, 2014.

April 10, 2014
Photography Exhibit to Open at Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fort Pulaski National Monument will host a special exhibit by Tybee Island photographer and resident, Shannon Christopher.

April 07, 2014
National Junior Ranger Day at Fort Pulaski
As part of National Park Week 2014 (April 19 – 27), Fort Pulaski National Monument will hold special Junior Ranger Day activities on Saturday, April 26.

April 06, 2014
Celebrate National Park Week at Fort Pulaski National Monument
Looking for something fun and fantastic to do with family and friends? This year, from April 19-27, YOU are invited to celebrate all that America’s more than 400 national parks have to offer with the theme “National Park Week: Go Wild!”

April 01, 2014
Fort Pulaski to Commemorate 152nd Anniversary of Civil War Battle
Fort Pulaski National Monument will host two days living history event to commemorate the 152nd Anniversary of the Siege & Reduction of Fort Pulaski.

February 17, 2014
Women of the Civil War at Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate Women’s History Month with a weekend of programs focusing on women in the Civil War era on Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16, 2014.

February 01, 2014
The Great Backyard Bird Count
For the 17th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count, Fort Pulaski will offer a guided bird walk on Saturday, February 15 with members of the Ogeechee Audubon Society. Fort Pulaski will also celebrate Presidents Day weekend with Free Admission.

January 20, 2014
Free Entrance to Fort Pulaski for Super Museum Sunday 2014
As a part of Super MuseumSunday, Fort Pulaski National Monument will be fee free on Sunday, February 9, 2014!

December 18, 2013
Fort Pulaski to Mark Seizure by State Militia
Fort Pulaski National Monument will spend the first weekend of the New Year recognizing the historic seizure of the fort by Georgia state militia forces.

December 04, 2013
Fort Pulaski to Celebrate 152nd Anniversary of Confederate Nog Party
The long-lived Savannah tradition will continue this year with night-time tours of the historic fort by candlelight. Don’t miss this historic way to celebrate the holidays!

November 27, 2013
McQueen’s Island “Rails to Trails” Closed
Effective immediately, the Chatham County Parks & Recreation Department has closed the historic McQueen’s Island “Rails to Trails” due to concerns for public safety.

November 04, 2013
Candlelantern: A Savannah Tradition
Fort Pulaski will commemorate the Confederate Nog party of 1861 on Friday, December 13, 2013, and Saturday, December 14, 2013. The long-lived Savannah tradition will continue this year with night-time tours of the historic fort by candlelight and oil lamps.

November 01, 2013
Veteran's Day Weekend Living History Event
Fort Pulaski will commemorate Veteran's Day Weekend with the return of the 48th New York State Volunteers for a weekend of living history. All entrance fees are waived for Veteran's Day Weekend.

November 01, 2013
Fort Pulaski Hosts Thanksgiving Field Day
Work off the turkey hangover with a number of family oriented activities. Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate the Grand Thanksgiving Fete and Festival of 1862 on Saturday, November 30, 2013.

September 06, 2013
National Public Lands Day 2013
Participate in the nations's largest one-day volunteer event.

August 20, 2013
2013 Exotic Plant BioBlitz
A BioBlitz is an event in which teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to find and identify as many species of plants as possible. We need your help!

August 01, 2013
The National Park Service Turns 97!
In celebration of Founder’s Day, all national parks, including Fort Pulaski National Monument, will offer free admission. Plus we'll have Birthday cake!

June 24, 2013
Celebrate America with Fort Pulaski
The National Park Service and Fort Pulaski National Monument will celebrate the Nation’s 237th Birthday with family-friendly programs from Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7, 2013

June 01, 2013
Fort Pulaski Begins Extended 2013 Summer Hours
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.

April 09, 2013
Marsh and Waterway Clean-up at Fort Pulaski
In honor of Earth Day, a clean-up of the marshes and waterways of Fort Pulaski National Monument is scheduled.

April 08, 2013
Celebrate National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day 2013
We will celebrate National Park week at Fort Pulaski National Monument with a variety of activities. Come join us!

April 01, 2013
Fort Pulaski to Commemorate 151st Anniversary of Civil War Battle
Fort Pulaski National Monument will host two days of programming from Saturday, April 13 to Sunday, April 14 to commemorate the 151st Anniversary of the Siege & Reduction of Fort Pulaski.

March 01, 2013
Women's History Month at Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate Women’s History Month with a day of programs focusing on women in the Civil War era on Saturday, March 9, 2013.

February 27, 2013
Fort Pulaski National Monument Tourism Creates $21,605,000 in Local Economic Benefit
A new National Park Service report for 2011 shows that the 408,104 visitors to Fort Pulaski National Monument spent $21,605,000 in communities surrounding the park. This spending supported 312 jobs in the local area.

February 15, 2013
Special Gullah-Geechee Program
Geechee Kunda will provide a one-hour presentation reflecting the culture, history, and heritage of the Gullah people of coastal Georgia.

February 11, 2013
The 16th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count
For the 16th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count, Fort Pulaski will offer a guided bird walk on Saturday, February 16 with members of the Ogeechee Audubon Society.

January 24, 2013
Super Museum Sunday 2013
As a part of Super Museum Sunday, Fort Pulaski National Monument will not charge entrance fees on Sunday, February 10, 2013.

January 01, 2013
Free Entrance Days at Fort Pulaski in 2013
Starting Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, there are 11 days in 2013 that all National Parks are free to visit.

November 17, 2012
Children’s Civil War Holiday Workshops 2012
Children are invited to join park staff in making, molding, and painting the holiday candy know as marzipan! We will also be making special edible holiday ornaments for the enjoyment of our backyard wild friends!

November 05, 2012
2012 Candle Lantern Special Event
Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with a family friendly recreation of the Confederate Nog party of 1861.

November 01, 2012
Fort Pulaski to Host a Thanksgiving Field Day
Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Grand Thanksgiving Fete and Festival of 1862 on Saturday, November 24, 2012. The event will recreate the field day offered by the 48th New York Infantry to celebrate their first Thanksgiving in Fort Pulaski.

November 01, 2012
The 48th New York Garrisons Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski commemorates Veteran's Day Weekend with a living history event featuring the 48th New York Volunteers.

September 05, 2012
National Public Lands Day 2012
Get outside and volunteer! National Public Lands Day is here Saturday, September 29. Here's a great way to be outdoors and to give back.

August 27, 2012
“Science in the Park” – A Community Forum
Fort Pulaski National Monument is hosting a free community forum titled “Science in the Park 2007-2011” on the campus of Armstrong Atlantic State University.

August 13, 2012
The National Park Service: Celebrating 96 Years!
Celebrate the National Park Services 96th birthday at Fort Pulaski National Monument on Saturday, August 25th.

August 01, 2012
End of Summer Season at Fort Pulaski
The summer season at Fort Pulaski National Monument ends on Labor Day. Throughout Labor Day weekend, the park will offer a series of special activities and programs related to daily tasks that were performed by soldiers in the Civil War era fort.

June 22, 2012
Fort Pulaski Celebrates the Fourth of July
Fort Pulaski National Monument will celebrate the Nation’s 236th Birthday with special patriotic programs on the weekend of June 30 and July 1 and on July 4.

June 19, 2012
Civil War Trading Cards
Trading cards have been popular with kids for generations, from images of sports figures to movie stars. Now, Fort Pulaski National Monument is offering free trading cards.

May 19, 2012
Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day 2012
National Get Outdoors Day is an outgrowth of the Get Outdoors USA! campaign, which encourages Americans, especially our youth, to seek out healthy, active outdoor lives and embrace our parks, forests, refuges and other public lands and waters

May 18, 2012
Weekend Cannon Firings for Summer 2012
Fort Pulaski National Monument will conduct cannon demonstrations on Saturdays and Sundays starting June 10, 2012.

May 18, 2012
Fort Pulaski Returns to Summer Hours
Fort Pulaski will return to extended summer hours on June 2, 2012.

May 15, 2012
Free Annual Pass - Thanking America's Armed Forces
Beginning Armed Forces Day on May 19th, active duty service men and woman can obtain a free annual pass waiving fees to all 397 national parks.

April 20, 2012
National Park Week Photo Contest at Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski National Monument is hosting an online photo contest in support of this year’s National Park Week’s theme, “Picture Yourself in a National Park”.

April 20, 2012
Junior Ranger Day 2012
Savannah’s national park – Fort Pulaski National Monument – will celebrate the sixth annual Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, April 28. Young visitors are invited to “explore, learn, protect” and be sworn in as Junior Rangers

April 15, 2012
Earth Weekend 2012
Fort Pulaski National Monument will celebrate Earth Day 2012 with two days of activities on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22.

April 15, 2012
National Park Week 2012
National park Week runs from April 21th through April 29th. All entrance fees are waived at our 397 National Parks. Special activities and more will take place at Fort Pulaski National Monument.

March 29, 2012
Civil War Concert with the 97th Regimental String Band
Fort Pulaski National Monument will host an evening concert of music from the Civil War era. This event is one of many being offered as a part of the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Siege & Reduction of Fort Pulaski.

March 29, 2012
Evening Casemate Lectures at Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski National Monument will offer special evening lectures in the casemates of Fort Pulaski National Monument on April 10 and April 11, 2012 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Siege & Reduction of Fort Pulaski.

March 29, 2012
Boat Tour of Fort Pulaski Battle Campaign
Fort Pulaski National Monument will offer a special tour of Fort Pulaski from the water on April 10 and April 11, 2012 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Siege & Reduction of Fort Pulaski.

March 29, 2012
Film Premiere at Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski will host the premiere of the latest historical documentary from Cosmos Mariner Productions: Savannah in the Civil War. This event is one of many being offered as a part of the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the battle of Fort Pulaski.

March 28, 2012
Earth Day Marsh Trek at Fort Pulaski
As a part of Fort Pulaski’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday, April 21, 2012, the park will sponsor a public marsh trek. See the more natural side of Cockspur Island.

March 28, 2012
Kayak Clean-up Event at Fort Pulaski
A new way to clean-up! Honor Earth Day and help clean up Fort Pulaski National Monument and Cockspur Island from a truly unique place: a kayak.

March 02, 2012
Fort Pulaski to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Civil War Battle
Fort Pulaski National Monument will offer six days of programming in April 2012 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Siege & Reduction of Fort Pulaski. A diverse array of activities will be offered to recognize the Battle of Fort Pulaski in 1862. Activities will take place from April 10th to April 15th.

March 01, 2012
Fort Pulaski National Monument to participate in Park Day 2012
Since 1996, the Civil War Trust has sponsored Park Day, an annual hands-on preservation event to help Civil War battlefields and historic sites take on maintenance projects large and small. Fort Pulaski National Monument will participate in Park Day 2012 on march 31, 2012.

February 11, 2012
Woman's History Month at Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski National Monument is pleased to announce two special programs to celebrate Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month programs are scheduled for the second and fourth Sunday of March.

February 08, 2012
African American History Month 2012
Fort Pulaski National Monument will observe African American History Month throughout the month of February. There will be programs focusing on African Americans in the Civil War offered every Sunday in February with special cultural presentations offered on the second and fourth Sundays of the month.

January 28, 2012
15th Annual Great Backyard bird Count
Bird watchers of all ages are invited to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) at Fort Pulaski National Monument. The 2012 GBBC will take place from Friday, February 17 to Monday, February 20.

January 26, 2012
National Park Service Career Showcase
On February 1st, from 10:00a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The National Park Service “Showcase of Careers” will provide information on the processes of becoming a National Park Service employee.

January 24, 2012
Super Museum Sunday 2012
Looking for something to do? The Big game isn't until 6:30, so pass the time before kick-off by enjoying Super Museum Sunday. Head out to Fort Pulaski and other Savannah museums for free!

January 05, 2012
Fort Pulaski is Fee Free during Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend
Start the New Year right with a visit to Fort Pulaski. The park's entrance fee is waived all of Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend.

January 04, 2012
Fort Pulaski Nominated for Inclusion in the National System of Marine Protected Areas
The National Park Service has nominated Fort Pulaski National Monument for inclusion in the National System of Marine Protected Areas.

December 19, 2011
January 3, 1861: The Fort is Seized
Fort Pulaski will commemorate the 151st anniversary of the seizure of Fort Pulaski by the state of Georgia with a day of special programming.

November 18, 2011
Children's Civil War Holiday Workshops
Fort Pulaski National Monument will celebrate the holiday season with special children’s holiday workshops throughout the month of December.

November 04, 2011
Thanksgiving Field Day 2011
Work off that Turkey Dinner! Fort Pulaski will commemorate the 149th anniversary of the Grand Thanksgiving Fete and Festival of 1862 by recreating the field day offered by the 48th New York Infantry to celebrate their first Thanksgiving in the fort.

November 01, 2011
America Recycles Day 2011
Fort Pulaski will participate in this year’s celebration of America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling in the United States.

October 13, 2011
Veterans Day Weekend 2011
Fort Pulaski National Monument will come alive Veteran's Day weekend with the return of the 48th New York Infantry Regiment. Join us for a special weekend of living history programs as Fort Pulaski transforms into a into a Civil War garrison in 1862.

October 08, 2011
It's Fort Pulaski National Monument's 87th Birthday!
Fort Pulaski National Monument will celebrate its establishment as a unit of the National Park Service 87 years ago. Come for some birthday cake and stay for a cannon firing.

September 09, 2011
National Public Lands Day 2011
National Public Lands Day is an annual event that aims to educate Americans about critical environmental and natural resources issues while providing an opportunity to give back to the community. On Saturday, September 24th, you could participate at Savannah’s very own Fort Pulaski National Monument. Take a little time out of one Saturday and lend a helping hand.

August 24, 2011
End of the 2011 Summer Season
Fort Pulaski will end the summer season with a series of special activities and programs related to daily tasks in a Civil War era fort.

August 11, 2011
Candlelantern Tours 2011
Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Confederate Nog Party of 1861 this coming December with night-time tours and weapons demonstrations. A Savannah tradition you don't want to miss.

June 22, 2011
Independence Day Weekend 2011
The Independence Day weekend is highlighted by a baseball game between Fort Pulaski and Old Fort Jackson. 19th Century rules govern this "Rumble along the River" between these park's staffs.

June 14, 2011
Celebrate Summer 2011
Celebrate the first day of summer at Fort Pulaski National Monument. To start summer off right, we're fee free on Tuesday, June 21.

June 12, 2011
Summer 2011 Weekend Cannon Firings
Fort Pulaski National Monument will have cannon demonstrations on Saturdays and Sundays through the summer.

May 18, 2011
Summer Kick-Off 2011
Fort Pulaski kicks off the summer season with a weekend full of activities. The park also begins extended operating hours.

April 08, 2011
National Park Week 2011
Fort Pulaski will celebrate National Park Week with various activities. Entrance to all national parks is free throughout the week, from Saturday, April 16 to Sunday, April 24.

March 24, 2011
The 149th Anniversary of the Battle for Fort Pulaski
Fort Pulaski commemorates the 149th Anniversary of the battle for the fort with a weekend of programming in conjunction with the Tybee Island Historical Society.

March 04, 2011
Park Day 2011
You can participate in Park 2011 and help clean up a Civil War fort.

March 02, 2011
Women's History Month 2011
In recognition of Women’s History Month, Fort Pulaski National Monument is pleased to announce three special event programs on March 13th, 20th, & 27th.

February 16, 2011
African American History Month 2011 Concludes
Fort Pulaski National Monument’s African American History Month observance will culminate with a two-day event on Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 27.

February 16, 2011
Fort Pulaski National Monument to Raise First National Flag of the Confederacy
Fort Pulaski National Monument will present a living history event on Saturday, March 5, 2011, to commemorate the adoption of the first Confederate national flag.

February 01, 2011
African American History Month 2011
Fort Pulaski National Monument will observe African American History Month throughout the month of February.

January 07, 2011
Fort Pulaski Fee Free Days for 2011
Fort Pulaski National Monument will join all national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees on 17 days in 2011.

January 06, 2011
Entrance Fee Increase Granted to Fort Pulaski National Monument
Fort Pulaski will increase the entrance fee from $3.00 per person to $5.00 per person, beginning Tuesday, January 18 2011.

December 16, 2010
The Nation Unravels: Fort Pulaski to Commemorate Seizure by Georgia State Militia
Fort Pulaski National Monument will present a living history event on Sunday, January 2, 2011, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the seizure of the United States fort by Georgia state troops in the months leading up to the Civil War.

November 01, 2010
Candlelantern 2010
No abstract supplied.

October 09, 2010
Veterans Day Weekend 2010
Fort Pulaski National Monument will host a special two-day Civil War living history encampment on November 13-14. The event will honor our nation’s veterans by offering a full schedule of activities inside the fort.

August 31, 2010
2010 National Public Lands Day
September 25, 2010 is designated as National Public Lands Day. This occasion is an opportunity to showcase our Nation’s public lands and the importance of protecting natural resources within these lands

March 20, 2010
148th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Pulaski
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Did You Know?

Living history volunteers

History comes alive at Fort Pulaski! The park has an active living history program which offers numerous activites and events throughout the year. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia