We enjoy having you come out and visit

We gather at the Fort the 3rd weekend of every month

2014DATES

September 6th

doing demos in downtown Winder


September 20


October 31
Halloween/Autumn Nights


November 15





Thanksmas Feast
Nov. or Dec. (TBD)

December 20

 

The Fort is open most Saturday's for tours and a little history


For your next field trip fill out the request form,
we can gear a program specific for your group.

 

-COMING SOON-
We will be holding classes at the Fort and Nature Center-
Blacksmithing - Candlemaking - Cooking - Sewing - Woodworking
Classes will include supplies and meal -
check back for updates and cost

 

HEAR YE!  HEAR YE!  HEAR YE!

To all brave, healthy, able bodied and well disposed men in this neighborhood who have an inclination to join and serve in the Gumlog Militia for the defense of the community of Beadland in the area of Jug Tavern,

TAKE NOTICE!!!

Captain Tom Cissell is issuing this call to arms, and forming the Gumlog Milita at Fort Yargo this instant. Come sign the register and join together for the common defense.



The Gumlog Militia will be formed pursuant to the State of Georgia Militia Act of 1778. All able bodied male persons from the age of fifteen to sixty years are subject to serve in the Militia. Each person serving shall constantly keep and bring with him to such training, exercising, or muster, one good gun, bayonet, hanger, sword or hatchet, a cartouche box, twelve cartridges, a powder horn and a half pound of powder, with at least twenty four rounds of lead, a worm picker and four flints each. If any person shall neglect or refuse to appear or to produce any of said arms, furnature, ammunition, and accoutrements, or if when viewed and inspected they shall be found defective, every person offending shall forfeit a sum not exceeding five pounds to be recovered and levied as other fines are directed to be covered by the Militia Act of 1778.

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