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October 2021

Brunswick Walking Tours

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - December 12 @ 5:00 pm

The Society is continuing its wildly popular Historic Brunswick Walking Tours, part of our efforts to explore and share more of Coastal Georgia’s dynamic history. The new topic this fall is “Markers, Memorials, and Monuments.” Historical markers are one of the most common ways that visitors and locals alike learn about the history of an area. But with such a limited number of words, how much information is lost? And whose history has not been represented? The tour will begin…

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January 2022

Buddy Sullivan Course

January 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - February 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
A.W. Jones Heritage Center Event Hall, 610 Beachview Dr
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 United States

Senior Historian Buddy Sullivan will present his six-week history course, “An Overview of Coastal Georgia History,” on Tuesday afternoons, January 11–February 15, 2022, from 4 – 6 p.m. at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center. The course chronologically traces Georgia’s coastal history from Native American culture through 20th century events, including World War II. While covering the coast from Savannah to St. Marys, the focus of the course is on St. Simons, Jekyll, and Brunswick. The cost is $65 for CGHS…

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Annual Meeting

January 16, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cloister at Sea Island, 100 Cloister Drive
Sea Island, GA 31561 United States

To register for the Society's Annual Meeting and Lecture, see this link:  ANNUAL MEETING TICKETS.   The British are Coming: Early Years of the American Revolution The Society’s Annual Meeting will feature author and journalist Rick Atkinson, winner of Pulitzer Prizes in both history and journalism. Atkinson will present a lecture on his most recent book, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777, the first volume of an upcoming trilogy on the American Revolution. From…

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February 2022

Black History Month

February 17, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
A.W. Jones Heritage Center Event Hall, 610 Beachview Dr
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 United States

Exploring African American History in Savannah This February, Coastal Georgia Historical Society will reprise its popular Savannah history tour from 2020, visiting two Savannah-area sites that reveal the rich and varied tapestry of Black history on the coast. The morning will begin with a tour of the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, part of the Telfair Museums. Built as a Regency style mansion in 1819, the site interprets the complicated relationships between the most and least powerful people in early…

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