Gullah Geechee Heritage in the Golden Isles (Hardcover)

Gullah Geechee Heritage in the Golden Isles By Amy Lotson Roberts, Patrick J. Holladay , Melanie R. Pavich (Foreword by) Cover Image
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The Golden Isles are home to a long and proud African American and Gullah Geechee heritage. Ibo Landing was the site of a mass suicide in protest of slavery, the slave ship Wanderer landed on Jekyll Island and, thanks to preservation efforts, the Historic Harrington School still stands on St. Simons Island. From the Selden Normal and Industrial Institute to the tabby cabins of Hamilton Plantation, authors Amy Roberts and Patrick Holladay explore the rich history of the region's islands and their people, including such local notables as Deaconess Alexander, Jim Brown, Neptune Small, Hazel Floyd and the Georgia Sea Island Singers.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781540240095
ISBN-10: 1540240096
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: August 12th, 2019
Pages: 162
Language: English