Fort Stewart to host annual historic site, cemetery tour

HINESVILLE, GA (WTOC) - The Fort Stewart Historic Communities Council is hosting its Fall Cemetery and Historic site tour on Nov. 11.

The visit will include the Little Creek and Irene Driggers Cemeteries, and a tour of the installation's Close Combat Tactical Trainer, which is a simulation center, at Evans Field.

Participants can meet at either the installation's Pass and Permit Office, building 8093, on Highway 144 (8 to 8:45 a.m.), or at the Liberty County Recreation Area/Hinesville National Guard parking lot on Highway 84 (07:30 to 08:15 a.m.).  Buses will be prepositioned at both locations. Both buses link up at the Pass and Permit site, at 0845 before departing.  The tour starts shortly after 9 a.m.

Attendees can eat at a dining facility for $4.25 (adults) or $3.65 (children). The dining facility only accepts cash. Lunches can be paid for before the tour departs.

Tour participants are advised to dress comfortably and to wear walking shoes. They may also wish to bring a bottle of water and insect repellent. A portable restroom facility and hand washing station will be located at Little Creek Cemetery.

The site tour dates are subject to change due to poor weather conditions.

For more information or to make a reservation call Pat Young 912.435.9872 or email him at

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