Disappearing historic landmarks preserved for posterity…
Tabby houses—slave cabins—doorways and cemeteries that recall the history of the early settlers.
A story of the living past.
Visible evidence of coastal culture. The Military Era and the Plantation Era—its story and heroes…
Oglethorpe—the soldiers of Bloody Marsh—faithful Neptune…
Along the arc of the Georgia coast there is a chain of sea islands. Of these, Ossabaw, Saint Catherine’s, Sapelo, Saint Simons, Sea Island, Jekyll, and Cumberland are best known as the Golden Isles.
Early Days of Coastal Georgia, which was first published in 1955, presents some of their history, illustrated with vintage photos.
Beautifully illustrated throughout with photographs by Orrin Sage Wightman.