St. Simons Island: A Summary of Its History
This is a very accessible history of St. Simons Island, Georgia, written to give the reader an overview of the island's history. With a keen eye for detail, the author has illuminated over 300 years of history on St. Simons Island.Beginning with an examination of the Native American inhabitants and their early interaction with European settlers, through to the early colonial period, Reverend Edwin Green presents a balanced interpretation of St. Simons Island's history. Continuing through the antebellum period and into the early twentieth century, the reader is introduced to the people and events that have shaped this unique Georgia island.This straightforward and insightful volume will appeal to residents, visitors and day-trippers alike as a concise history of one of the most beautiful of the Sea Islands.
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The Island and the Indians
The Spanish Missions Jesuit and Franciscan
The English Period General Oglethorpe the Wesleys and Bloody Marsh
Early Plantation Era
Plantations in Maturity and Decline
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