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October 11 – 12: Tybee Island Pirate Fest

TYBEE ISLAND, Georgia — Pirates’ flags alert unsuspecting Tybee Island visitors that Tybee Island becomes a Pirates’ Island for the Columbus Day weekend annually. Between the pirate-themed fun, slip away to the quiet of Lighthouse Inn on north beach near … Continue reading

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October 27: Tybee Lighthouse Gala **CANCELLED

Tybee Island Historical Society presents 2012 Tybee Lighthouse Gala for dancing on the Tybee Island Pier in Big Band-era style.  Beach dancing in 1930s black tie fashion with  Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra playing at historic Tybee Lighthouse … Continue reading

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October 6: MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman headlines Tybee Pirate Fest

Columbus Day weekend on Tybee Island, Georgia, will be fun-loving for swashbucklers and music-loving beach pirates.  Come, converge on our little southeast coast island, located just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah for the eighth annual Tybee Island Pirate Festival … Continue reading

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Tybee Island GA: An Unhurried, Quiet Getaway

“Quiet enjoyment. Quiet comforts. Quiet spots.” Those are a few of the first impressions from Lighthouse Inn bed and breakfast’s creative team.  Puttering about, three pros spent a 12-hour day in early November 2011 visiting Tybee Island and Lighthouse Inn.  … Continue reading

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Tybee Island “Ghosts” at the Bridge, Lighthouse, and Water’s Edge

Did you know that Tybee Island has ghost stories and “ghosts”? In Georgia Ghosts, Nancy Roberts writes of Laurie White in “The Girl the Nuns Loved“. Laurie lived in Tybee Island‘s north beach neighborhood.  Other ghost stories are of the historic … Continue reading

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Tybee Beach’s “Indian Summer”

“INDIAN SUMMER never fails to remind us how splendid the weather can be….” — Adam W. Sweeting Don’t you want to be at Lighthouse Inn beach lodging on beautiful Tybee Island, Georgia for your perpetual “Indian Summer”?  We are blessed … Continue reading

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November 11-13: Fort Pulaski (Free Admission)

Near Tybee Island and Savannah, Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island will join all national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees November 11-13, 2011. More Tybee Island things to do in late Autumn / Fall and Winter: … Continue reading

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Stories of Tybee Island in Fall: Haunted Lazaretto

Lazaretto was the colonial-era quarantine area for incoming ships, passengers and area residents who were believed to be ill. In 1767, 100 acres on Tybee Island’s extreme western tip were purchased to create the quarantine station by Josiah Tattnall*. Several hospitals … Continue reading

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