A Unique African American Culture

Designated by Congress in 2006, the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor extends from Wilmington, North Carolina in the north to Jacksonville, Florida in the south. It is home to one of America's most unique cultures, a tradition first shaped by captive Africans brought to the southern United States from West Africa and continued in later generations by their descendents.

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Features

An African American woman sews sweetgrass baskets in the Gullah/Geechee tradition.

History & Culture

Learn more about Gullah Geechee history and culture.

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Michael Allen is a Community Partnership Specialist for the National Park Service

Our Staff & Offices

Learn more about our staff.

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The Charles Pinckney NHS visitor center/museum is a historic farmhouse.

Visit Charles Pinckney NHS

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site in Mount Pleasant, SC is one site of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor.

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