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USCT Heritage Trail Opening at Blakeley State Park

Join the Blakeley State Park for the Opening of their New Trail
Partner Event
November 12, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST

On November 12, join the Historic Blakeley State Park as they host a grand opening for their new United States Colored Troops (USCT) Heritage trail. The new trail covers nearly two miles and will give visitors insights on the role of African-American troops in the 1865 Battle of Fort Blakeley. The grand opening will also host renowned scholar, Dr. John David Smith who will deliver a short talk regarding the significance of the USCT in the Civil War.

The event is free but registration is required. For more information, or to RSVP, visit the Historic Blakeley State Park website.