Events: 25th March 2019

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…

Tybee Island Farmers & Artisan Market

Monday: Tybee Island Farmers and Artisan Market in the field next to the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum, 4-7 p.m. Local businesses offer an array of goods from artwork to vegetables. Free parking. 30 Meddin Dr. For details, visit www.facebook.com/tybeeislandfarmersmarket. The Farmers Market is closed January-February 2019 and will reopen in March.