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Sapelo Island Lighthouse, 1820

Sapelo Island GA Light Lighthouse Station Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

National Register of Historic Places

 

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Lighthouse Road, Sapelo Island

Shell Road to Light House Sapelo Island GA Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

This white dirt road, reenforced with shells, leads to the Sapelo Island lighthouse. It can be accessed by the road leading from Nanny Goat Beach to the Reynolds Mansion and affords visitors beautiful views of the marsh and related habitats, such as the pond shown below.

Sapelo Island GA Tidal Pond Petrified Tree Driftwood Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

 

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Duplin River, McIntosh County

Duplin River GA Sapelo Island Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

The Duplin is a tidal river forming the western border of Sapelo Island and emptying into Doboy Sound. It is 8.1 miles in length.

 

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Doboy Sound, McIntosh County

Doboy Sound GA McIntosh County Atlantic Coast Tidal Inlet Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

Separating Sapelo Island from the mainland marshes and Wolf Island, Doboy Sound is an important estuary to recreational visitors and researchers, as well. The ferry route from Meridien to Sapelo Island or vice versa is one of the most pleasant excursions on the immediate Georgia coast.

 

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Traditional Architecture, Hog Hammock

Sapelo Island GA Hog Hammock Community Abandoned Vernacular House Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

This is among the older and more traditional housing styles in the Hog Hammock community.

Hog Hammock Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Julius Green House, Hog Hammock

Hog Hammock GA Sapelo Island Vernacular House with Screened In Front Porch Oak Trees Spanish Moss Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

Hog Hammock Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Mary Parker House, Hog Hammock

Mary Parker House Hog Hammock GA Sapelo Island Historic Gullah Geechee Community Endangered Picture Image Photograph © Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2013

Hog Hammock Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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