FIRST WEEKEND UNION GARRISONS (1ST WEEKEND OF EACH MONTH, JANUARY THROUGH DECEMBER 2014) Fort Clinch State Park
Date: Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
First weekend of each month, Saturday – and Sunday – .See below for specific dates.
Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include black powder artillery demonstrations and marching drills, as well as soldiers and civilians taking up duty in the laundry, infirmary and kitchen. Candlelight viewings on Saturday evenings every First Weekend except December.
Fees: $6.00 per vehicle Park entrance fee plus $2.00 per person Fort admission.
Contact: For more information, call 904-277-7274.
Take I-95 to the Fernandina Beach/Callahan exit (Milepost Exit 373 - Old Exit 129), and stay to the right. You will then be traveling east on A1A. (This road becomes 8th Street within the town limits of Fernandina.) Stay on this road, (A1A), for 16 miles until you come to the intersection of 8th Street and Atlantic Avenue. Turn right on Atlantic Avenue and go about two miles, Fort Clinch State Park will be on the left.