A program of digital stories focused on the history of African American cemeteries on St. Simons Island and based on interviews conducted by Mercer University students in collaboration with the St. Simons African American Heritage Coalition.


With Guest Speakers: Dr. Stephen Berry, Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era and Co-Director, Center for Virtual History, University of Georgia

Dr. Christopher Lawton, Executive Director, Georgia Virtual History


This project is supported by Georgia Humanities, in partnership with the Georgia Department of  Economic Development, through funding from the Georgia General Assembly.

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  • Occurred Saturday, May 20th, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Glynn Visual Arts

106 Island Drive
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522


Melanie Pavich