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Ossabaw Island
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Super Museum Sunday Ossabaw Trip

Sunday February 10, 2019

 

Enjoy a day trip, free of admission, with only a $30 boat fee. Boat transportation by Bull River Cruises and Mike Neal. Your trip will consist of a walking tour of the historic north end of Ossabaw Island and some time on your own to walk or sit and rock on the Club House front porch. The boat departs at 12:00 pm from the Rodney J. Hall Boat Ramp on Diamond causeway. The boat will return by 4:30 pm. Bring your own snack and drink, there is no canteen on the island. Space is limited to 30 participants. You will recieve a confirmation email the week of the event with all of the details.

 

Hosted by the Ossabaw Island Foundation

 

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Tour of Ossabaw Island’s North End

Saturday March 30, 2019

 

Travel by pontoon boat with Captain Mike Neal of Bull River Cruises to the island’s North End for an interpretive tour that includes ecology and history, plus time on your own to explore.

 

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Ossabaw Descendants

Saturday May 11, 2019

 

A day trip to Ossabaw for descendants of people with connections to the island from 1760 – 1960. If your ancestors were tenant farmers, land owners, Torrey family employees, Freedmen, enslaved people, hunting guides, cattlemen, or timbermen, please join us for a picnic and time together.

Be Creative on Ossabaw

Saturday June 1, 2019

 

Paint, sketch, write, or take photos on Ossabaw Island. Let the island be your muse. After a brief history presentation, you’ll have several hours to wander the North End on your own and experience the island’s inspiring features of marsh vistas, maritime forests, wildlife sightings. Bring your own art supplies.

 

Hosted by the Ossabaw Island Foundation.

 

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Dig Ossabaw Island

Saturday June 8, 2019
A Hands-On Archaeology Experience

 

Led by the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources’ Archaeology Division and the University of Georgia, this excavation of a 19th-century plantation site is the fifth year of a ten-year archaeological project on Ossabaw Island.

 

Hosted by the Ossabaw Island Foundation

 

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Lift Every Voice:  Savannah’s African American History Museums’ Fee-Free Day Trip

Saturday August 17, 2019

 

This “fee free” morning trip to Ossabaw is a walking tour of the North End plantation site, including three restored tabby cabins built by enslaved Africans as their housing. Learn about Titus, Hercules and Betty in the 1770s; the Bond brothers in the 1850s and 1860s; and the Bond’s descendants, the founders of Pin Point community in the 1880s.

 

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A Hands-On Indigo Dyeing Experience: Ossabaw Island Indigo Day Trips

Saturday September 21, 2019
Sunday September 22, 2019

 

Elizabeth DuBose shares the history of Ossabaw indigo. Indigo expert Donna Hardy provides instruction on creating fresh-leaf dye vats and guides participants through the dyeing process.

 

Hosted by the Ossabaw Island Foundation.

 

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18th Annual Ossabaw Island Pig Roast & Art Auction

Saturday October 26, 2019

 

The only annual fundraiser hosted by TOIF. Funds raised go to support TOIF’s management of programming and facilities on the

island. Sponsorships available now. General Admission tickets on sale September 1.