Fort Pulaski National Monument to hosts Meet and Greet with Mickles and Brown


Robert Mickles
Robert Mickles

In conjunction with the 20th Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, Fort Pulaski National Monument will host a special meet and greet with local author Robert Mickles and historian Johnny Brown on Sunday, February 1, 2009.

Robert Mickles, author of Blood Kin and Isaiah’s Tears, along with Johnny Brown, conductor of Savannah Freedom Tours, will meet with the public to discuss the African- American experience during the Civil War, as well as relating their own family ties during this period. The discussion will take place inside Fort Pulaski National Monuments’s auditorium, located inside the park’s visitor center, from 1:30- 4:30pm. A book signing will immediately follow. Don’t miss an opportunity to meet these accomplished Savannah historians.

The Savannah Black Heritage Festival runs from January 30th-February 15th.

For more information concerning Fort Pulaski’s event, please contact Eastern National Store Manager Denise Steitz at 912-786-5787.

Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on U.S. Hwy 80, 15 miles east of Savannah. The park is open 9-5 daily; park gates close at 5:15 PM.

An entrance fee of $3 per person is charged; ages 15 and under are free.

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