October 05, 2013
FIRST WEEKEND UNION GARRISONS - OCTOBER 5 & 6, 2013
Fort Clinch State Park
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.
This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, sutlers displaying their wares and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life. Come join in this unique, family friendly event.
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.