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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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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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