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?
Hundreds of bottles were recovered from Fort Pulaski's moat during CCC excavations in the 1930s. Many of these well-preserved bottles date to the construction of the fort and later Civil War. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia