Classic South / Washington

Revolutionary Days

Dates : 2/12/16 - 2/14/16
Kettle Creek Battlefield & Historic Downtown Washington
War Hill Road
Washington, GA 30673

706-678-5111
  • Colonial Parade in Historic Downtown Washington. Photo by Kip Burke.

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  • The only existing monument honoring Black Revolutionary War heroes in the United States.

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  • Militia Guns Firing at Kettle Creek Battlefield. Photo by Kip Burke.

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Join Historic Washington-Wilkes in commemorating the Battle of Kettle Creek, one of the most important Revolutionary War battles fought and won in Georgia. Visitors are invited to pay tribute at the battlefield and relive colonial history through a host of activities held in and around the Square in Downtown Washington, which is home to the only existing monument honoring African-American Revolutionary War soliders. 

The weekend kicks off on Friday afternoon with walking tours of the Kettle Creek site led by U.S. Army Military Historians. Tours start the the Federal Monument on War Hill at noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Saturday's events in the Historic Downtown include reenactments, a colonial parade, and Revolutionary War programming at the local museums. In the afternoon, wreath presentations and a musket salute will take place at the Kettle Creek Battlefield. 

On Sunday morning, a Colonial Worship Service will be held at Phillips Mill Baptist Church (c. 1785). 9am. 5479 Greensboro Road, Washington.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
    Friday: 12:00PM - 4:30PM
    Saturday: 8:30AM - 6:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    African American, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Free Things to Do, History & Heritage