Historical society potluck
The Richmond Hill Historical Society will hold its’ annual Pot-Luck Supper at the Wetlands Center in Gregory Park in Richmond Hill on July 5 at 7 p.m. The Historical Society will provide the Bar-B-Q and drinks. You do not have to be a member to come; just bring an interest in history, a desire to spend some time with both new and old friends, and a covered dish.
Please call the Richmond Hill Museum and Visitors’ Center for directions or answers to any questions you might have. The number is (912)756-3697.
Bryan Neck Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating its 138th anniversary beginning July 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Pastor Berry Staley and the Fairmount Missionary Baptist Church in Savannah and on July 6 with Pastor Stanford L. Anderson I and Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill.
The celebration climaxes Sunday, July 8 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Floyd Hartford and the Canaan Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond Hill. Everyone is invited.
Bryan County N.A.A.C.P. Interest Group monthly meeting will be held at St. John AME Church, 251 Benton Street - Pembroke, Georgia, on Monday, June 25 starting at 7 p.m. Guest speaker, Janice Blunt, Bryan County United Way. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. You do not have to be a member to attend. Everyone has a voice. For information call Dave Williams at 653-3472.
There will be a Civil War Celebration of the Fourth of July on July 4 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fort McAllister Historic Park. The cost is $4 for adults, $250 for children and free to active military and their families with current military ID.
Re-eanactors will celebrate the holiday with croaker sack and whell barrow races, a checker championship, horseshoes and more. At noon there will be a musket and cannon firing salute to all those who have fought for and those who have died to keep this country free. Firing demonstrations will be provided throughout the day along with cooking demonstrations and historical talks. For more information call 727-2339.
Fort King George
Visit Fort King George on Wednesday, July 4, to celebrate America’s Independence Day, and travel back in time to the 1720’s, as the fort comes to life with the sights and sounds of Britain’s southernmost fort. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m. re-enactors will demonstrate the firing of muskets every half hour and cannons every hour. Admission from $2.50-$5, group rates available. Call (912) 437-4770 or visit www.gastateparks.org/fortkingeorge/ for more information.