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Fort Morris Historic Site

2559 Fort Morris Rd, Midway, GA 31320-6205
+1 912-884-5999
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Quick trip.

We stopped here with less then an hour flossing. After watching a film on Sandusky we went through... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Kurt R
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DeKalb, Illinois
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Beautiful place

It is a wonderful place to take photos. The beauty of the old oak trees and the salt marsh peeking... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Aren v
,
Hinesville, Georgia
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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 23 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped here with less then an hour flossing. After watching a film on Sandusky we went through the museum and the walked in the area of the old fort. Nothing original is left on the site.

Thank Kurt R
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

It is a wonderful place to take photos. The beauty of the old oak trees and the salt marsh peeking through is just breathtaking.

Thank Aren v
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Ft Morris protected the town of Sunbury, once the second largest port town in GA behind Savannah - now gone without a trace. Learning the story of what happened was very interesting, educational and sad. See the movie when you get there to get the...More

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Reviewed 2 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
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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

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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
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Reviewed 30 April 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
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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
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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
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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
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