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On our last day in Savannah a few hours before our flight home, my husband the history buff came here to visit. He walked around the fort and saw the quarters where they slept, the brig, etc. The best part was the reenactment which included...More
The visit to Old Fort Jackson is not one of the overhyped attractions of the Savannah area. However, the buildings and artefacts on display evoke a period of military developments in the 18th and 19th centuries. The undoubted highlight is the informative show put on...More
If you love history as I do, you cannot miss this place. They do a fantastic job with the kids in demonstrating the use of the cannon. My kids are older and loved it, but I saw some small children that were having a blast.
This was the highlight of our 12 day vacation! We have visited several Fort’s and battleships over the years, but have never had such an amazing experience as this! Sgt. Bradford spent a couple of hours with us teaching our kid’s SO much! They learned...More
We got lucky as we visited on Labor Day and they were putting on various displays and briefings, by volunteers in Civil War dress uniforms. They even fired off an old cannon. There are beautiful views of the river from the fort and there are...More
We thought we'd see a couple of the old forts in the area while driving to Tybee Island. The road was small that turned off of the highway. When we made it to the fort, a lot of the buildings were under construction and they...More
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It’s fairly close to the historic section of Savannah. It’s probably a 10-15 minute drive, mostly along the same road. Signage could be a bit better so keep your eyes out. Once you turn left off the main road, the fort is... More
It’s fairly close to the historic section of Savannah. It’s probably a 10-15 minute drive, mostly along the same road. Signage could be a bit better so keep your eyes out. Once you turn left off the main road, the fort is about a 2 minute drive. The fort sits right on the river. Fort Pulaski is about another 10-15 minute drive on the same main road if you turn left as you exit Fort Jackson.