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Ossabaw Island Foundation

March 2020

Tour of Ossabaw Island’s North End

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ossabaw Island, Ossabaw Island, North End, Main Rd.
Ossabaw Island, GA United States

A walking tour of the island's North End, including the history of the Native American era, colonial-era indigo cultivation, the lives of enslaved and free African Americans, & Sandy West's 1970s era creative program. Bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy on tables under the trees or on the porch of the 1890s-era Club House. After lunch, there will be time to wander the North End on your own, before returning to the mainland.

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August 2020

Lift Every Voice: Savannah’s African American History Museums’ Fee-Free Da

August 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ossabaw Island, Ossabaw Island, North End, Main Rd.
Ossabaw Island, GA United States
$40

The day begins with a morning boat trip to Ossabaw that includes the natural and cultural history of the Moon River District, with emphasis on the many historic African American communities of the area. On Ossabaw, visitors will go on a walking tour of North End plantation, including three restored tabby cabins built by enslaved Africans for their housing. Learn about Hercules & Betty in the 1770s, the Bond brothers in the 1850s and 1860s, and their descendants who founded…

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