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February 17-20: Great Backyard Bird Count

The 15th annual “Great Backyard Bird Count” takes place February 17-20, 2012. CoastalGeorgiaBirding.org report states, “Perfect for New Birders”.   The web site reports: “Anyone can participate in this free event and no registration is needed. Watch and count birds for … Continue reading

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Tybee Island Beckons in Winter: Seek Relief from Oppressive Winter Snow

Get away to “no snow” in winter at Lighthouse Inn’s beach vacation and the quiet of a Georgia vacation on the island’s seashore — sunrise, sunset, sand, surf, sea gulls,  shrimp and seafood.  Sleep is magical at our historic inn … 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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June 21: Free Admissison to Fort Pulaski

Fort Pulaski National Monument offers FREE admission on June 21, 2011, the first day of summer.  Average Tybee weather in June is high 88F and low 63F.

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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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