Saturday, December 5: Visitors will walk through centuries old live oaks and be treated to a guided tour of the 1850’s plantation home, specially decorated for Christmas. Several period dressed interpreters will share stories of the plantations past. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
History buffs will enjoy Company A, 26th Georgia Volunteer Infantry and other units as they re-enact a pre-Civil War muster of the Glynn County Guards and Brunswick Rifles militia units. You will have the opportunity to see cannon and musket firings as well as demonstrations of camp life.
After touring the house enjoy hot wassail (a spiced Christmas punch) prepared over an open fire in an authentic cast iron pot.
$8 for adults, $5 for youth (6-17), children 5 and under are free.
This program requires pre-registration, as space will be limited, and social distancing will be required. There will be hourly tours beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. To reserve a space please call our office at 912-264-7333 or www.GeorgiaStateParks.org/hofwylbroadfieldplantation. Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site, 5556 US Highway 17N., Brunswick. Located at intersection of US17 and GA99, one mile east of I-95 exit 42.