205 N US Hwy 301
Jesup, GA 31545
Phone: (912) 427-6800
Fax: (912) 427-3668
205 N US Hwy 301, Jesup, GA, US, 31545
- Phone: (912) 427-6800
- Fax: (912) 427-3668
Arts & Museums
The largest military installation east of the Mississippi River, this museum covers 279,270 acres and traces the histories of the U.S. Army's 3d Infantry Division and the installation. The grounds are a training ground for the National Guard and changing exhibits detailing World War II, the Gulf War, and current military activities are on display at the museum.
An extraordinary display explaining the early turpentine production in Appling County is featured at this museum that also has a Black History Room, a Genealogy Room, and a War Room, as well as a wide variety of items and records that detail the history of Appling County.
Located in the historic 1907 Lissner House, this museum contains archaeological and photographic exhibits, as well as historical displays, that depict the history of this port community.
A nonprofit museum and arts center which features historical displays, artwork, a 1912 locomotive and depot, an 1840s farmhouse, a print shop, and antique vehicles, as well as exhibits on Native Americans and Black Heritage.
A self guided museum which is dedicated to educating the public about the importance of the Forest Industry in the South and offers both indoor and outdoor exhibits. Indoor exhibits include a "talking tree" and the locally famous "mummified dog", while outdoor exhibits include a fire tower, a giant Cypress tree, and a steam-operated engine.
A 12,000 square foot regional art center which promotes local St. Simons Island artists and other Georgia artists in its six galleries. There are also four classrooms and conference rooms in the center.
The Savannah-Ogeechee canal stands as one of the main relics in tracing the history of southern canals. It commences with the tidal lock at the Savannah river and the fine waterway goes on past four lift locks. It is a scenic canal site and as it passes through, one can be enchanted with the stunning visuals of Savannah's 19th century industrial corridor, timber tracts, old rice fields, lush river swamp and much more. The canal is famously registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located in the 240-acre Jekyll Island Club Historic District, this 1906 Italian style mansion was built for Frank Henry Goodyear of New York as a winter retreat for his family. As one of the many "cottages" built by the elite wealthy at the turn of the 20th century, the Goodyear cottage is now the home of the Jekylll Island Art Association, a non-profit organization that promotes local arts as an art gallery with classes and workshops, monthly exhibits, a gift shop, concerts and other programs open to the public. The cottage is closed on legal holidays. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. - Natasha Lawrence
Explore the agricultural history, the railroad days, and life on the frontier while at this historical museum that educates visitors about the area's heritage through numerous displays. The museum is housed in a raised cottage which was built around the turn-of-the-century and features heart pine floors and high ceilings.