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The Fort McAllister Historic Park is a state park and historic site in Richmond Hill, Georgia. It is best known for being the home of the best preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy.

Built in 1861 by the Confederate forces, the Fort McAllister has endured and survived seven Union attacks before falling for General Sherman in 1864 during his famous March to the Sea. The earthen fortifications are basically mounds and have managed to continue to exist until today.

Visitors of the Fort McAllister Historic Park can enjoy tours around the fort as well as a trip around a Civil War museum, filled with period artifacts and historic items. Folks can also enjoy boating, fishing, canoeing, picnicking, birding, and hiking at the park.
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