• Partnering on History with the National Park Service

    Posted on March 9th, 2020
    At the request of Fort Frederica’s staff, the Society’s archaeology laboratory used electrolysis to remove thick layers of rust from a cannonball found near Cumberland Island. The process took five months. To prevent future deterioration, the art

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  • Georgia History Day

    Posted on March 5th, 2020
    On February 7, 2020, Society volunteer Cesar Rodriguez, Education Director Sandy Jensen, and World War II Home Front Museum Site Manager Kim Campbell participated in the annual Georgia History Day at Oglethorpe Point Elementary School. Cesar and Sand

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  • 2019 Golden Isles Hospitality Awards

    Posted on January 25th, 2019
    Coastal Georgia Historical Society is thrilled to have won an award at the 2019 Golden Isles Hospitality Celebration!  This event recognizes those who go above and beyond and significantly influence and impact the Golden Isles hospitality industry

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  • 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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