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The tabby slave cabins at Gascoigne Bluff will be open to the public for guided educational tours by the Cassina Garden Club docents between 10am-noon on Saturday, February 2nd and on the first and third Saturdays of the month from February-May. Read more

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For more than 40 years, the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation has recognized preservation projects in the state that have made significant contributions to the field of historic preservation. This year, Cassina Garden Club was honored. Read more

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Fort Frederica with the Southeast Archeological Center, Friends of Fort Frederica, and Golden Isles Archaeology Society will be hosting archeological excavations within the Town of Frederica from May 29 through June 6. The public is invited. Read more

Events

Fort Frederica River View

Joe Loehle

The Southeastern coast has such stories to tell about the birth and growth of this place called America. Visit the forts we have within a few hours driving distance to learn more about the battles that took place to maintain her freedom. Read more

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Harrington School pre-restoration

Benjamin Galland, h2o creative group

Learn about the Harrington School, its historic significance in and impact on this community, and the efforts that were taken to save it. On February 4, celebrate this important part of the island's past. Read more

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Julie Andrew

Glynn County, the St. Simons Land Trust and Supporters of the Park at Harrington celebrated the opening of Harrington Community Park, which surrounds Harrington School, the one-room schoolhouse where African-American children were educated 1920-1955. Read more

People & Places

Svendsen Children Christmas

Image courtesy of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society

Light keeper C.O. Svendsen, his wife Annie, and their three children spent many Christmases at the St. Simons Lighthouse between 1907 and 1935. Here are some of the recollections of those holidays on the island. Read more

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Ophelia Dent with her shotgun, dogs, and rice bird

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation archives

Mason Stewart shares the story of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, a river plantation in Coastal Georgia, and the indomitable spirit that kept it alive through its 167-year family history. Historic photos provided by Hofwyl-Braodfield Plantation. Read more

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