Bloody Marsh Battle Site
At Bloody Marsh on July 7th, 1742,
outnumbered forces of British troops ambushed
and defeated Spanish troops. This halted a
planned attack on Fort Frederica and ended
Spain’s claims to the Georgia territory.
Off Old Demere Road -
look for the Historic Marker
World War II Home Front Museum
Located in the Historic Coast Guard Station
overlooking East Beach, this interactive museum
tells a detailed story of the affects WWII had on
our community, and the affects the community
had on the war. 4201 1st Street, end of East
BeachCauseway. Museum open Mon-Sat 10-5,
Sun 1:30-5. 912-634-7098
Historic Slave Cabins at Gascoigne Bluff
Two tabby slave cabins built on Hamilton
Plantation have been carefully restored and
were placed on the Register of Historic Places
in 1988. Gascoigne Bluff has been the location
of a Sea Island cotton plantation, the site of a
lumber mill and a shipping point for timber.
Arthur J. Moore Dr, Near Epworth by the Sea
The Avenue of Oaks
These magnificent trees were planted in 1826 to
provide an entrance to what was then Retreat
Plantation, a prosperous cotton plantation.
It is a magical drive around the magnificent
double row of stately live oaks.
Entrance to The Lodge at Sea Island
Access beyond the gate for guests only.
Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum
On the Grounds of Epworth by the Sea, the 6,000
sq ft museum showcases local island history,
Christian artifacts and the story of the United
Methodist Church. Displays from the plantation
era, a wax figure of Bishop Arthur J. Moore, and a
large Nativity collection are highlights
100 Arthur J. Moore Drive • 912-638-4050
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