Program on Robert Abbott, Civil Rights Advocate, February 28th, 2009
Contact: Cynda Carpenter, 912-638-3639
Superintendent Mary Beth Wester is pleased to announce the details of an upcoming program in honor of African-American History Month. On Saturday, February 28th, 2009 at 2:00pm, join a park ranger to learn about the fascinating life of Robert Abbott, who was one of the foremost Civil Rights leaders of the early 20th century.
Robert Abbott dedicated a stone monument in honor of his father and two aunts on the grounds of what was to become
Regular park admission fees apply for this program. Admission Fees: Adults (age 16+) are $3.00 per person. Children under age 16 are free.
Did You Know?
In colonial times, the British government could make Georgia's residents take in British soldiers as their non-paying guest. This practice was called "quartering". Fort Frederica National Monument, Georgia