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A.W. Jones Heritage Center Event Hall

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610 Beachview Dr
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 United States

August 2019

Chautauqua Lecture Series

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - August 29 @ 7:00 pm
A.W. Jones Heritage Center Event Hall, 610 Beachview Dr
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 United States
$50 – $95 168 tickets left

Georgia Roots, National Influence: Four Noted Americans who have called Georgia Home Join us in August as we explore the lives of four Georgia natives whose personal journeys took them beyond the South to positions of national renown and influence. How did their early years shape their lives? Did their Georgia heritage affect those around them? On August 8, Andrew Phillips, curator of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia, will kick off the series with a program entitled…

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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, GA 31522 United States
Free 203 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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