Saint Simons Island Things to Do

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    The Beaches!

    by tpangelinan Written Feb 26, 2004

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    Ahh Beach!

    The beaches here are beautiful and long, 6 miles long! You need to be careful swimming though, very strong currents. The sand is very hard so don't look for a soft patch of sand, you won't find it here. So bring a chair!

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    St Simons Island Lighthouse

    by tpangelinan Written Feb 25, 2004

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    St Simons Island Lighthouse

    St. Simon Lighthouse, 1815, replaced many times, 1st one was a harbor light then a coastal light replace it. Located on the southern point of St Simons Island it marked the entrance to St Simons Sound. The lighthouse board raised the status in 1857 by installing a 3rd order lens. Civil war destroyed it. In 1870 work on the new one was started and completed in 1872 and lit in Sept. It can be seen for 16 miles and is still working to date.

    Museum is open Monday - Saturday
    10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sunday 1:30PM - 5:00PM

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    beach

    by doug48 Written Oct 22, 2008

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    st. simons beach

    st. simons island is known for it's beautiful six mile beach. there are several public beach accesses and a number of ocean front hotels on st. simons island.

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    christ church cemetery

    by doug48 Written Oct 22, 2008

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    christ church cemetery

    located on the grounds of christ church is the christ church cemetery. located in this cemetery are the graves of many of st. simons early settlers.

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    christ church

    by doug48 Written Oct 21, 2008

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    christ church

    located near fort frederica is christ church. this episcopal chuch was built in 1884 on the site of wesley methodist church. the original church was destroyed during the civil war.

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    british barracks

    by doug48 Written Oct 21, 2008

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    british barracks

    pictured is the only remaining building in the fortified town of frederica. this tabby building was the british barracks.

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