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February 23, 2018

The 2018 Pup Crawl Bark For Life Kickoff event is happening tomorrow morning from 11am until 2p. $25 at the gate will get you in the door! You don’t want to miss this awesome fundraising event; you and your furry friends will have a blast. Be sure to make your way to 410 Mallery Street between 10:15am and 11:30am to get registered. By coming out and supporting the Bark for Life you will be helping the American Cancer Society save lives! Don’t miss out!

With Black History Month ending you will not want to miss out on learning about the slave ship Wander that brought people to Jekyll Island in 1858. You will get a behind the scenes look and to hear real live experience as well as enjoy a sneak peek of the upcoming exhibit. Tomorrow is your last opportunity to go visit so be sure to be at St. Andres Picnic Area on Jekyll tomorrow at 2pm.

Fort Frederica Nation Monument is hosting a celebration of Robert S. Abbott. If you don’t know much about Abbott you have got to come to Fort Frederica to hear about all the amazing stories about him! He was born to former slaves on St. Simons Island but grew up to launch the nation’s most important newspaper which helped him to become one of the first Black millionaires. Among many other accolades for his personal achieve his homes are also listed on the Nation Register of Historic Places and he has a ship, school, and park named after him!

There are always so many great events happening in St. Simons Island and the surrounding Golden Isles. For a full list click here.


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