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Beyond the Tybee Island Shore Fascinations Lure Year Around

TYBEE Island, Georgia (December 9, 2013) — For Tybee Island visitors, what is passing offshore can be as exciting as what is on land! Histories of the French Navy fleet off the Tybee shore during the American Revolution become more … Continue reading

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Why Limit Tybee Expectations To Sand, Sea & Sun?

TYBEE ISLAND Georgia — Tybee Island’s North Beach is an anomaly [defined as peculiar, irregular, abnormal, or difficult to classify].  Guests return to our Lighthouse Inn bed and breakfast with enthusiastic reports of discovering the unexpected. In December who would expect … Continue reading

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Savannah to Tybee Island: An Escape From City Life

Lighthouse Inn’s Susie Morris says that Tybee Island, Georgia, is THE vacation destination on the Georgia coast, and that Savannah makes a great day trip.  There is no uncertainty about how much she adores living the beach community lifestyle that … Continue reading

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New From the Porch: Guest Captures Lighthouse Inn’s Character-rich Storytelling

Tamara Moore, South Carolina educator, writer and dear guest writes about Lighthouse Inn, Tybee Island, GA. “Despite Thomas Wolfe’s famous admonishment that ‘you can’t go home again,’ I have found on my half-dozen or so trips to Tybee Island that … 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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