September 07, 2013
FIRST WEEKEND UNION GARRISONS - SEPTEMBER 7 & 8, 2013
Fort Clinch State Park
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 8, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
Living historians recreate life at Fort Clinch during the War Between the States. Activities may include artillery demonstrations, medical demonstrations and soldier drills. Soldiers and civilians also take up duty in the laundry, infirmary, kitchen, barracks, quartermaster and carpenter shop.
Candlelight viewings on Saturday evenings every First Weekend except December.
Fees: 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.