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Independence Day Colonial Faire

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 11 AM to 3 PM Celebrate the 4th with colonial games, contests of skill, colonial music, musket firings, cannon firings and activities. Prizes will be awarded to all participants.  $3-$4.50 per person. Call 912-884-5999 for more details.

Independence Day Colonial Faire

Celebrate the 4th with colonial games, contests of skill, colonial music, musket firings, cannon firings and activities. Prizes will be awarded to all participants. Sponsored by the City of Flemington, Ga., Friends of Fort Morris and the Liberty County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Travels of William Bartram

Saturday, Apr 16, 2016 11 AM to 3 PM Join us to celebrate William Bartram’s 277th birthday and the legacy he left behind. Activities will include a naturalist guided walk, an introduction to creating a naturalist journal, and an introduction to pressing plants.  $1-4.50 912-884-5999.

Old Liberty County Jail

In October 1892 the brick jail was completed on what was at that time the south end of Hinesville and replaced a one story wood jail. The site and date of construction of the first jail are unknown. The architect is unknown but the contractor was a man by the name of Mr. Parkhill. The…

Dorchester Academy

Dorchester Academy was founded in 1871 by the American Missionary Association (now the United Church of Christ) as a school for freed slaves. By 1917, the fully-accredited high school had an enrollment of 300 students.  Although the academic program ended in the 1940’s when a consolidated school for black youth was built in nearby Riceboro,…