2014 Georgia History Festival

Girl Scouts from Shuman Elementary march in the Georgia Day Parade
Girl Scouts from Shuman Elementary march in the Georgia Day Parade

We are just a few short weeks away from the opening events of the 2014 Georgia History Festival! The Georgia History Festival’s Colonial Faire and Muster will be held on Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, 2014 beginning at 10am-4pm at the Wormsloe State Historic Site in Savannah. Experience the everyday life of colonial times through historical re-enactments, cannon firings, demonstrations of craft techniques, music and dance. Free and open to the public.

Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday will be held on February 9, 2014 from noon. Multiple sites throughout Coastal Georgia, from downtown to the edge of the city, from Statesboro to Darien, over 40 cultural institutions, historic sites, house museums, art museums, and other points of interest in Savannah and coastal Georgia will open their doors to the public for this Georgia Historical Society tradition. Free and open to the public.

As a part of the Georgia History Festival, Georgia Day Parade will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 10:30 a.m. along Bull Street from Forsyth Park to City Hall, Savannah

As part of the annual celebration commemorating the founding of the Georgia colony on February 12, 1733 by James Edward Oglethorpe, a tradition dating back to the earliest years of the colony’s founding, we invite you to come out and enjoy the students, musicians, local dignitaries, and costumed historical figures as they march through Savannah’s historic squares during this beloved annual event. Free and open to the public

For more on the Georgia History Festival events visit Georgiahistory.com

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