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Sapelo’s Captivating Mystery

This is always my first view of Sapelo Island from the ranger station on the mainland on the coast of Georgia. Marshes and entangling waterways separate the barrier islands from the mainland. And this is one of my favorite views—leaving the dock for the island. The water is a rich blue in morning and the [...]

The Lighthouse at Sapelo Island

Visiting the Sapelo Lighthouse is always such a treat! I love the barrier islands of Georgia and want to return often. It is true that once you visit the coast of Georgia, you never get the sand out of your shoes. Sapelo is the fourth largest island right behind Cumberland, St. Simons, and Ossabaw. Years [...]

Sapelo Light

I have visited Sapelo Island before. In fact the last time I was there, Yvonne Grover was my guide as she was again this time. Since my last visit, the lighthouse has been completely restored. Once hidden among island trees and under growth, it is now visible and very accessible. The ferry ride over takes [...]

By |2014-01-29T18:20:14-07:00March 31st, 2011|Coastal Journal|1 Comment