• Bringing Lighthouse History to the Classroom

    Posted on March 14th, 2018
    On February 2, Society volunteer Cesar Rodriguez and Education Director Sandy Jensen participated in the annual Georgia History Day at Oglethorpe Point Elementary School. Special thanks to Cesar who has represented the Society at Oglethorpe for about

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  • Telling Brunswick’s Home Front Stories

    Posted on March 14th, 2018
    On October 12, 2017, the Society invited the public to share their stories, photographs, and artifacts related to local World War II history. Over 100 people attended “Brunswick’s Home Front Stories: A Show-and-Tell Event,” held at Old City Hal

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  • 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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