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Coastal Georgia Historical Society's World War II Home Front Museum at the HIstoric Coast Guard Station on St. Simons Island

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The Coastal Georgia Historical Society's newly opened World War II Home Front Museum recounts how our quiet coastal region was transformed when our country went to war and brings to life the extraordinary contributions made by Coastal Georgia. Read more

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Doris Duke Christening the Liberty Ship named after her father.

Photo provided by the Coastal Georgia Historical Society.

The J.A. Jones Shipyard of Brunswick, was one of 18 shipyards throughout the U.S. to produce Liberty ships during World War II.The Liberty ships are credited with providing a vital lifeline of food and war material to the Allies’ global war effort. Read more

Culture & History

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Image courtesy of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society.

In 1944, Brunswick shipyard workers made a special holiday gift in a spontaneous outpouring of patriotism that captured widespread attention and appreciation. Read more

Culture & History

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