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Old Fort Jackson Historic Site, Savannah

Old Fort Jackson Historic Site - Savannah, Georgia
Old Fort Jackson Historic Site
1 Fort Jackson Road, Savannah, GA 31404Map
+1 912 232 3945
Neighborhood: Tybee Island
Overview

Originally an earthen fort established during the Revolutionary War, Old Fort Jackson's brick structure was built in 1808, and was further developed between 1845 and 1860. The fort sits on the bank of the Savannah River and is surrounded by a moat. Visitors may explore the tunnel-like passageways that used to house soldiers and store ammunition and supplies. Inside, watch a video presentation on the history of the fort. Cannons and other weapons are on display throughout. Daily cannon firings are offered during the summer months.

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Old Fort Jackson Historic Site General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational
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