The Fort Hawkins Commission will hold a Grand Opening Ceremony for its new Visitor Center at the corner of Emery Highway and Fort Hill Street on Friday, August 29, at 10:00 a.m.  As part of the Grand Opening, the Fort and Visitor Center will be free to tour this weekend from 10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. (It will be closed for Labor Day on Monday.)

The construction of the Visitor Center and other improvements was funded by the voter-approved Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).