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September 2019

Lecture and Book Signing

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A.W. Jones Heritage Center Event Hall, 610 Beachview Dr
Saint Simons Island,GA31522United States
Free 84 spots left

Interpreting the Human Geography of the Georgia Coast Paul M. Pressly, Ph.D. At first glance, the Georgia coast seems to be a place where nature reigns. But on second look, a deep and diverse human history emerges. Nature and culture have co-existed and interacted across five millennia of human history, and those interactions have shaped the Georgia coast as we know it today.  Successive communities of Native Americans, Spanish missionaries, rice planters, enslaved Africans, lumbermen, vacationing industrialists, pulp and paper…

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