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Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet Jan. 12

The RHBC Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet was a huge success last night, we would like the thank the community for their continued support and congratulate the following award winners:


2016 Business of the Year:


Galbreath & Sons

 

Congrats to Larry, Mindy, Steven and the rest of the team on this award. Your service to our community, both professional and personal, is appreciated. 

 

2016 Ambassador of the Year:

Caitlin Young

Congrats to Caitlin on winning this award, we thank you for all your efforts.

 

 


Richmond Hill Bryan County Community Profile

Community Profile

The RHBC Chamber of Commerce is please to present you with our Quaility of Life and Membership Directory magazine - one of the best available resources to better acquaint you with Richmond Hill and Bryan County, Georgia.

Fort McAllister Historic Park

Located south of Savannah on the banks of the Ogeechee River, this scenic park showcases the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. The earthworks were attacked seven times by Union ironclads but did not fall until 1864 -- ending Gen. William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea.” Visitors can explore the grounds with cannons, a furnace, bombproof, barracks, palisades and more, while a Civil War museum contains artifacts, a video and gift shop.

Nestled among giant live oaks, Spanish moss and salt marsh, this park is a beautiful location for camping, fishing, boating and picnicking. Seven cabins sit on stilts near the marsh, surrounded by palm trees and palmettos. The shaded campground is bordered by tidal Redbird Creek, a boat ramp, fishing dock and nature trail. A large picnic area offers river views and playgrounds, while another boat ramp provides access to the Ogeechee River.

SOLDIER PROGRAMS: Offered Tuesdays through Saturdays beginning at 1 p.m. Learn about the American Civil War, soldier life, medicine, infantry, weapons and more from staff historians.

PARK HOURS: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

OFFICE & MUSEUM HOURS: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

PARKING: $5.00

HISTORIC SITE ADMISSION: Adults $7.50, Seniors (62+) $6.50, Youth (6-17) $4.50, Children (under 6) $2.00. Group rates available with advance notice.

ACCOMMODATIONS & FACILITIES:

  • 1,725 Acres
  • 7 Cottages ($185-$200) -- #3 is dog friendly ($45 per dog, max 2) (NEW 2014! Cottages 4-7 are now available for online reservations! Reserve yours today!
  • 65 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($27-$30) (Electricity & water are available at all campsites in the campground area.)
  • Backcountry Campsites ($10)
  • 2 Picnic Shelters ($40)
  • Group Shelter (seats 150 - $220)
  • Pioneer Campground ($50)
  • Earthwork Fort
  • Civil War Museum and Gift Shop ($3.50-$5)
  • Boat Ramps, Dock and Fishing Pier

 

ACTIVITIES:

  • Daily Civil War Programs -- artillery, flags of the South, infantry or weapons. Call for times.
  • Fort Tours -- self-guided using video, museum and fort guide or call for reservations.
  • Saltwater Fishing
  • Boating
  • Kayak Rental
  • Hiking and Biking – 4.3 miles of trails
  • Bike Rental • Picnicking
  • GeoCaching • Playgrounds
  • Birding - Colonial Coast Birding Trail
  • Weddings (park approval required)

Fort McAllister State Park Calendar of Events

For more information, please call the park office @ (912) 727-2339 or visit the website: http://www.gastateparks.org/FortMcAllister

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