Special Gullah-Geechee Program
Contact: Gloria Lee, (912) 786-5787
Savannah, GA - Fort Pulaski National Monument will commemorate African American History Month by sponsoring a special cultural presentation on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 2:00 PM.
Geechee Kunda will provide a one-hour presentation reflecting the culture, history, and heritage of the Gullah people of coastal Georgia. Featuring a musical opening by the Bokai Steel Drum Rhythm Band, the program will include a historical presentation by The African Spirit of Dayclean and an interactive, comedic performance with ista Bithia. There will also be a display of Savannah African ironworks with blacksmith Gilbert Walker.
Did You Know?
By 1860 Fort Pulaski's armament was still not completed and it was not yet garrisoned. As it turned out, before United States troops could occupy the fort, they had to conquer it. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia