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Fort McAllister to host candle lantern tour
Fort McAllister sign
Fort McAllister is near the coast, east of Richmond Hill.

Fort McAllister State Historic Park will host its annual candle lantern tour of the fort from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 13 at the park at 3894 Fort McAllister Road. The event is a rare opportunity to experience the fort at night with a guided candlelit tour.  

Living history programs will depict soldiers performing their evening duties and civilian life during the Civil War. Tours include a stop by the barracks for refreshments before being treated to an exclusive nighttime cannon firing.

The cost is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for children ages 6 and over. Children 5 and under are free.

For more information, call 912-727-2339 or visit

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