Unveil the Affluent History
of Tybee Island

Come along on a fascinating journey that will unveil Tybee Island's compelling past. From its early Native American inhabitants to its role in the Civil War, Tybee Island holds stories waiting to be explored. Visit the Tybee Island Light Station and Museum, where you can climb to the top of Georgia's oldest and tallest lighthouse and learn about its significance in maritime history. Explore Fort Pulaski National Monument, a well-preserved fort that played a pivotal role in the Civil War. Take a stroll through the Tybee Island Museum, housed in a historic 1898 coastal artillery battery, to delve deeper into the island's heritage.

With each step, you'll uncover the layers of Tybee Island's history and gain a deeper appreciation for its cultural significance.

Get to Know Tybee Island's Fascinating History

Spanish explorers were searching for riches in the New World. In 1520, Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon laid..
Tybee Island's rich history.

History of the Tybee Island Lighthouse

Tybee Island’s Lighthouse is the oldest and tallest lighthouse in Georgia. In fact, it’s one of the..

Experience Fort Screven History

From well-known landmarks to lesser-known island spots, this list will have you exploring Tybee..

History of the Cockspur Island Lighthouse

Located in the South Channel of the Savannah River, the Cockspur Island Lighthouse stands plump on a..
Cockspur Lighthouse Tybee Island

Get to Know the History of the Tybee Post Theater

Although it is now restored, the Tybee Post Theater went through its own battle to get where it is..

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