Golden Isles 2017 Visitor Guide Page 33 Heritage & Culture

Heritage & Culture 33 A.W. Jones Heritage Center Located next to the St. Simons Island Lighthouse, this multi-function facility serves as the lighthouse museum shop, a meeting area for events and a Golden Isles historical research library. 610 Beachview Drive 912-638-4666 Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum On the grounds of Epworth by the Sea, the museum houses a vast collection of books and artifacts about founders John and Charles Wesley and is the official repository of records for the archives of the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. 100 Arthur J. Moore Dr. 912-638-4050 The Harrington School House The Harrington School is one of the many highlights of Gullah Geechee culture on the St. Simons African American tour. To donate to the restoration of this historic schoolhouse, learn about upcoming events, or to book a heritage tour, please contact: St. Simons African American Heritage Coalition South Harrington Road 912-634-0330 Hamilton Plantation Tabby Slave Cabins Two tabby slave cabins built on Hamilton Plantation remain today at Gascoigne Bluff near Epworth by the Sea. The two modest structures have been carefully restored and received their placement on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. Open for tours on Wednesday during the summer, by appointment the rest of the year. Arthur J. Moore Drive 912-638-9808 Gascoigne Bluff Historically, the oak-laden Gascoigne Bluff had been the location of a sea island cotton plantation, the site of a lumber mill and a shipping point for timber. Today, Gascoigne Bluff is the location of two historic slave cabins and a public park. Arthur J. Moore Drive Cannon's Point Cannon's Point Preserve is a world-class complex of archaeological sites. The oldest remains on Cannon's Point are the numerous shell rings and middens that date back to 2500 BCE. The site also contains the remains of an 18th-century house along with a large plantation-era home, outbuildings and slave quarters built in the early 1800s. Open to the public Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 9:00am-3:00pm. Lawrence Road 912-638-9109

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