Publisher: Arcadia Publishing; 1St Edition edition (October 29, 2003)
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From the times of early tribes that hunted and fished to the travelers who later secure at the shorelines, St. Simons Island has been a part of the altering panorama of Georgia's coast. while Gen. James E. Oglethorpe verified citadel Frederica to guard Savannah and the Carolinas from the specter of Spain, it was once, for a short while, a colourful hub of British army operations. in the course of the latter a part of the 1700s, a plantation society thrived at the island till the outbreak of the conflict among the States. by no means returning to an agricultural neighborhood, by means of 1870 St. Simons re-established itself with the advance of a booming bushes undefined. And via the 1870s, the friendly weather and proximity to the ocean drew viewers to St. Simons as a year-round inn. even if the causeway had introduced huge numbers of summer season humans to the island, St. Simons remained a sleepy little position with just a couple of hundred everlasting citizens until eventually 1941.