Events: 11th February 2019

23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration

February 1-28: 23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration at various locations. A NIBCAA initiative showcasing the rich culture, heritage of the Gullah people with food, music, art and historical events. For a complete schedule, call (843) 255-7304 or visit www.gullahcelebration.com.

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum Tours

Wednesday-Monday: Tybee Island Light Station and Museum, Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse, is open 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., depending on weather conditions. We are a complete light station whose history dates back to 1736. The tower stands 145 feet tall and has three Light Keeper’s Cottages nearby. A small 1812 Summer Kitchen holds archaeological finds. Across…

Historic Fort Screven Battery Tours

Ongoing: This tour focused on Fort Screven’s Endicott Period Batteries. These fortifications came about in the late 1880s because the government felt that coastal defenses were not up to par. They are cement structures and the walls are anywhere from 4-11 feet thick. Sand was taken from the beach and pushed up the front of…