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“A taste of Savannah history”
In 1985, the A.S. Varn & Son oyster and crab factory in Pin Point closed its doors for good. It marked the end of an era for the tiny fishing community tucked quietly away on the banks of the Moon River, just south of Savannah, Georgia. For nearly one hundred years, Pin Point was isolated and self sustained, a Gullah/Geechee enclave founded by first-generation freedmen where family, religion and work were deeply connected to the water. Today, the factory has been reopened as the Pin Point Heritage Museum, celebrating the life, work and history of this Gullah/Geechee community that calls Pin Point home.
I had such a beautiful and educational experience at the heritage museum today. I visited with a classmate to learn more about the Gullah Geechee cultural history, and I couldn't be more impressed... Read more
Excellent look into a very unique place in America. Extremely nice staff and well worth the visit. We'll take our kids next time they visit Savannah. Read more
Really interesting museum'reality and park of local oystering history. Right off a small turnoff of the Skidaway Island causeway. Has an art "rubbing station" for kids. Authentic era pictures,... Read more
Pin Point Heritage Museum
- Thu - Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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