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Fort Morris
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Fort Morris
Description - Seventy acre Fort Morris State Historic Site offers its visitors a view of an old earthworks fort that once protected America from the British. Today, visitors can stand within the earthwork remains and view scenic Saint Catherine's Sound. A museum describes the colonial port of Sunbury and the site's history. Schools and group tours are welcome with advance notice. Fort Morris also offers a Visitors Center, a nature trail, and seven picnic sites.

Recreation - At Fort Morris State Historic Site, visitors can take advantage of hiking, picnicking, bird-watching, and touring the museum.

Climate - Georgia has a warm climate, especially in the southern regions of the state. Expect high temperatures and humidity levels during spring and summer months. The area can offer a relatively warm escape for snow-free outdoor recreation during the winter months.

Location - Fort Morris State Historic Site is located in the Coastal Region of southeastern Georgia. The park is found 7 miles east of I-95 off of exit #13 via Island Parkway and Fort Morris Road.


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Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Most if not all of the earthwork is actually what is left of Fort Defiance, the 1812 era fort. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Excellent nature trail. As with almost all of Coastal Georgia, bug repellant is a must for a vist during the summer months.


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Contact Information:
Fort Morris State Historic Site, 2559 Fort Morris Road , Midway, GA, 31320, Phone: 912-884-5999

Additional Information:
Coastal Region - The coastal area of Georgia includes the southeastern corner of the state reaching the Atlantic Ocean. Savannah is the major city of the region and is accessible by Interstate 16 from Atlanta.
Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites - There are 54 State Parks in Georgia, located throughout the state. The northern part of the state has the most parks with a high concentration along the coast as well.
Georgia's Historic Sites -

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