• It’s Never Too Late to Try Something New

    Posted on October 24th, 2017
    On October 3, 2017, Mrs. Charlotte Landry from Bowdoin, Maine climbed the St. Simons Lighthouse.  Mrs. Landry is 94 years old!  She told the museum docent that it was the first time she had ever climbed a lighthouse, and it would be the last time!

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  • Journeys: Sapelo Island

    Posted on June 22nd, 2017
    As part of the second annual Journeys education series, Society members took field trips to Sapelo Island with our Senior Historian, Buddy Sullivan, as expert guide.  Two trips were offered in April and included tours of the Long Tabby Complex, the

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  • Maintaining a Landmark

    Posted on March 17th, 2017
    In February, the Lighthouse tower was carefully cleaned and repaired as recommended in a structural evaluation performed in May 2016. All exterior metalwork was painted after rust had been removed and repairs made. Windows in the lens room we

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  • Taking History to Our High Schools

    Posted on December 6th, 2016
    On Friday, August 19, our Chautauqua lecture speaker, Hank Klibanoff, spoke to U.S. History and African American Studies classes at Glynn Academy and Brunswick High.  Mr. Klibanoff, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, presented programs about his w

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  • A Lighthouse Keepsake Comes Home

    Posted on September 19th, 2016
    The Society recently acquired an early 20th century plate.  The plate was imported from Germany by Jonroth Studios, the name used by an American importing company, John H. Roth & Co.  The company was founded in 1909 and imported china from Germ

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  • Museum Hack

    Posted on August 4th, 2016
    In June, our School Tour Docents participated in an all-day workshop facilitated by a consultant from the world-famous company, Museum Hack, designer of interactive, non-traditional museum tours.  During the session, the docents learned how to engag

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