The Coastal Isles and the Okefenokee Features

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The Coastal Isles and the Okefenokee Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Saltwater marshes: Fringing the coastline, waist-high grasses transform both sunlight and shadow with their lyrical textures and shapes.... Read more

  • Georgia's Coastal Isles Beaches

    Remote and largely untouched, the beaches on Georgia's barrier islands sit at the confluence of rich salt marshes and the Atlantic Ocean. Nature-watching... Read more

  • The Geechee, a Culture Apart

    Georgia's Geechee, like the Gullah people of South Carolina, are descendants of African slaves who have preserved a distinct culture and language... Read more

  • Tabby Building Material

    To most of the English-speaking world, the word tabby brings to mind dapple-coated cats, but along the coast of Georgia and South Carolina it... Read more

  • Colonial Coast Birding Trail

    Colonial Coast Birding Trail. Georgia's vast network of rivers, marshes, and barrier islands is an ideal habitat for hundreds of species of birds... Read more

  • Georgia's Black Republic

    After capturing Savannah in December 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman read the Emancipation Proclamation at the Second African Baptist... Read more

  • The Nile of the East Coast

    The Altamaha River is a national treasure. Formed by the confluence of the Ocmulgee and Oconee rivers near Hazelhurst, it's the longest undammed... Read more

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