2023 – 2024 Programs

Tuesday, October 17, our program was a day trip to Sapelo Island. Thirty-two of us enjoyed the beautiful day that included visits to the research lab, the Georgia Marine Institute (GAMI), the beach, and the historic lighthouse, in addition to a general tour of the island. Our guides were Corrine and Adam of Sapelo’s educational department, and we met Nick of GAMI.

Mark Williams, the new JIA Director, spoke at the FOHJI September program.

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2022 – 2023 Programs

On March 16, Michael A. Seibert, Chief of Resources for Fort Frederica National Monument and Cumberland Island presented “Reinvigoration of Archeology- Fort Frederica NM”. The presentation was interesting and educational. Thank you, Michael!

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Pam Bauer Mueller spoke about her most recent book, THE SKY IS MY HOME, on February 16, 2023. Not only did she share information about Hazel Jane Raines, the subject of her book, but she also shared how she gets her inspiration for her books and her writing process.

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On November 17, 2022, Robin Gunn of the Ossabaw Island Foundation gave an interesting talk about the history of the island, Georgia’s third largest barrier island.

Bruce Piatek presented “First People of Jekyll Island – Thousands of People for Thousands of Years” on October 20. He discussed the archaeology of Jekyll Island and what is known about the Native American people who lived on the island.

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Bonnie Householder kicked off the 2022-2023 Program Season in September with an informative talk about the Goodyear Family.

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