Three Savannah non-profits are joining forces to promote heritage tourism in an off-the-beaten-path part of Chatham County. The Pin Point Heritage Museum, Bethesda Academy and Ossabaw Island Foundation announced a partnership on Friday to share expertise and resources.
A plan to preserve the sea island culture of slave descendants along Georgia's coast is nearing completion. The culture, known as Gullah in the Carolinas and Geechee in Georiga, has preserved a heritage with its own language and arts. The proposal envisions plans for education, documenting cultural sites and economic development.