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Fort Morris Historic Site

2559 Fort Morris Rd, Midway, GA 31320-6205
+1 912-884-5999
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Sunbury area - very Historical

Amazed to learn that this area was actually competition for the ports in Savannah before being... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
scsorrells
A lovely historic site!

Georgia has a wealth of historic sites along its coastal region and one of the forts managed by the... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Jenny G
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The earthen works protected the port of Sunbury during the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and were later used as a Civil War Encampment. Museum has displays of civilian and military life during Georgia's Colonial, Revolutionary and Antebellum past.
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2559 Fort Morris Rd, Midway, GA 31320-6205
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Amazed to learn that this area was actually competition for the ports in Savannah before being destroyed by the British in the Revolutionary war. Beautiful views and one of the the best history lessons.

Thank scsorrells
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Georgia has a wealth of historic sites along its coastal region and one of the forts managed by the state's Department of Natural Resources is Fort Morris. Having been here several times, I appreciate the friendliness and helpfulness of the manager and the volunteers both...More

1  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 9 July 2016

While this site appears not to get the attention it deserves from all the people speeding by it on I-95, it is very well loved and looked after by the locals, especially Arthur, who I gather is the man in charge of the site. Admittedly,...More

1  Thank echoriath
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Loved it. Thank you, Sarah for making us feel so welcome. I will definitely be back to see a reenactment. Being in the place where my ggg grandfather fought and was captured. It was truly a good day indeed.

Thank Marine_Mama_USA
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Fort Morris is an earthen fort on the edge of the marsh. The nearby town of Sunbury was a ghost town for much of the last two centuries, but rivaled Savannah at one time and was recognized by the British as being important, so much...More

1  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I had just finished the midway museum and this was close and a place to get out and walk around on a nice November day. The history is amazing here. There really isn't much left except for the berms but still was very good. Nature...More

Thank Sandi P
Reviewed 5 October 2015

We enjoyed touring this beautiful Revoluntionary War fort. First you see a video then self-tour. A small museum then outside tour. A nice gift shop.

Thank bjboopking
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I attended the 2015 Georgia State Volunteer day at Fort Morris on Sept 26th. It was a great event and we did a good bit of work towards helping the site out. Maintenance on the blacksmith shop and the grounds as well as constructing the...More

Thank cannonman_61
Reviewed 16 September 2015

My husband and I have ventured out from our house in all directions and found this site to be more interesting when the volunteers dress up in period clothes and educate us on life back then. My favorite time is the Colonial Christmas where at...More

1  Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

There isn't much to see, but what is there is interesting. We took our time, starting with a historical video and then the walking tour. That the town of Sunbury has been lost to history is fascinating! The site manager is very friendly, and the...More

Thank MaestrosDarkling
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