5556 US 17N, Brunswick Georgia
Beginning in 1907, this plantation grew to 7,300 acres of land for rice cultivation. Until the Civil War, however, plantation owner James M. Troup had 357 slaves who worked the farm site. Today the 1850s plantation features antique furnishings and visitors can take a guided tour to experience what life was like on the coast in ante-bellum Georgia.
Other History nearby:
(St Simons Island) Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum
(St Simons Island) Christ Church
(Darien) Fort King George State Historic Site
(Midway) Fort Morris State Historic Site
(Brunswick) Gallery On New Castle
(Brunswick) Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation
10/21 Coming to The Brunswick area
Azalea Festival Valdosta GA March9-10 Free admission to a festival drawing 20,000 people from all over the Southeast and beyond.
George's Music Springing the Blues Festival Jacksonville Beach FL April5-7 Springing The Blues is a free outdoor blues music festival designed to celebrate America's indigenous musical form and promote support of the arts. The three-day oceanfront event features a number of renowned blues performers as well as numerous displays and activities geared for the entire family.
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Bradford County Florida Strawberry Festival Starke FL April20-21 Family Fun; Entertainment; FREE Train Rides and Bounce House; Strawberry 5k Run; Food and Craft Vendors.
A Taste of Saint Augustine Saint Augustine FL April27 A Taste of St. Augustine has grown to be the city's premiere outdoor food festival, conveniently located at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on A1A South. This signature food festival serves up exciting 'tastes' from over 20 of St. Augustine's famous restaurants.
Woodbine Crawfish Festival Woodbine GA April26-27 The annual Crawfish Festival is a family oriented event and offers something for all ages from children's amusements to arts & crafts, to cloggers, square dancers and live bands.