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Address: 2559 Fort Morris Rd, Midway, GA 31320
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+1 912-884-5999

The earthen works protected the port of Sunbury during the American...

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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A lovely historic site!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jenny G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 in the visitor center and that perform as occasional costumed reenactors at special events. The... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, there is not much left of the old town of Sudbury, but the fort remains.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 so they burned when they left. The fort is in great shape and you can... More 

Thank Anthony P
Topeka, Kansas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 trails around were good to get out and stretch.

Thank Sandi P
Canon City, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Hinesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 new Butterfly pollination garden. The site provided a good lunch, drinks all day and a... More 

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Ludowici Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the end of the evening we are treated to traditional dishes and brew. Bonfire and... More 

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 artifacts in the museum are very interesting.

Thank MaestrosDarkling
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

Fort Morris was very enjoyable for us. The staff is very knowledgeable of the history of the site and eager to explain it to visitors. There isn't much left of the fort but the view from the picnic table outside the fort is worth the price of admission and the nature trail is very peaceful. I can now imagine what... More 

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