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Julie Andrew

Gascoigne Bluff Park was the site of a celebration of cultural heritage during the Georgia Sea Islands Festival. This annual festival under the oaks showcases African American musical traditions, food, art & craftsmanship of the barrier islands. Read more

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Paul Meacham, @CoastalGATravel

February is recognized nationally as Black History Month. Here on the Georgia coast, this history is rich and varied. It encompasses traditions that can be traced back to West Africa, spans generations, and tells tales of both triumph and tragedy. Read more

SSI Archives

Mason Stewart shares the unique origins and coastal lowland tradition of The Shout. Learn more about the songs and steps and the evolution of the shouter groups that exist in the area. Read more

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