Posted on November 18, 2013 by linda
Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate the Grand Thanksgiving Fete and Festival of 1862, the event will recreate the field day offered by the 48th New York Infantry to celebrate their first Thanksgiving in Fort Pulaski. Everyone is encouraged to participate in foot races, sack races, and wheelbarrow races. Amusements of the day will include guided tours of the fort and historic weapons demonstrations. The event will also be an opportunity to try on clothing of the Civil War era. All are encouraged to participate in the “burlesque dress parade”. There will be clothing for men, women, and children, as well as accessories for the proper period look.