Research - Street Names

Where did the names on the street signs originate? College of Coastal Georgia Service Learning students researched the persons on the street signs in our African American neighborhoods. Link here to their research – and learn about some of our key African American families.

Georgia Sea Island Singers

Next year (2015) the Library of Congress and ACE (Association for Cultural Equity) will “repatriate” the recordings and interviews with Bessie Jones and the Georgia Sea Island Singers made by Alan Lomax and in the 1930s and 1950s in the Harrington community of St. Simons Island. Plans are underway for these donations and also release a two CD set of the recordings. Check back for more details.