* February 15
Maggie Van Cantfort is the Coast to Confluence Watershed Specialist
with the Altamaha Riverkeeper. The Altamaha Riverkeeper works to
protect the 14,000 square mile Altamaha basin that drains from the
foothills of north Georgia mountains to the Atlantic Coast. Maggie
monitors watershed impacts along the Ohoopee and Altamaha Rivers and
forty miles of coastline. Altamaha Riverkeeper takes action to
protect Georgia’s waters to achieve swimmable, drinkable, fishable
water for all.
▪ March 21: Paul Downs, Manager: Richmond
Hill History Museum, History of Bryan
▪ April 18: Charles Wilsterman, Author & music lover: History of
Music Upcoming Field trips (Dates to be determined )
• Little St. Simons Island tour: Scott Coleman, Center for
• St. Marys Submarine Base Museum, Molly’s historic town tours,
and McIntosh sugar mill
• Kingsley Plantation, Jacksonville FL.
• Altamaha River Delta Cruise aboard the “Delta Belle” (Ga.
Tidewater OutfittersThe program for the evening will be presented
by Scott Coleman, ecological
manager for the Center for Coastal Conservation on Little St.
Simons Island. Scott will summarize the history of the Island
and how human history has impacted its landscapes. He will also
cover a summary of his conservation work of other conservation
mission of the Lower Altamaha Historic Society is to preserve and
disseminate the history of McIntosh County. One of the primary missions
of the Lower Altamaha Historical Society from its inception was, and
continues to be, the support of the Fort King George State Historic Site
near Darien, scene of the earliest English fortification in Georgia.
LAHS, utilizing grant funds provided by the City of Darien, has
expedited the preparation and installation of several state historic
markers in the community, the most recent being the marker to the
Enslaved at Butler Island in 2019.