Old Liberty County Jail

Address: 302 South Main Street, Hinesville GA 31313
Phone: 912-877-4332
Website: http://www.hinesvilledowntown.com/old_liberty_county_jail.aspx.

In October 1892 the brick jail was completed on what was at that time the south end of Hinesville and replaced a one story wood jail. The site and date of construction of the first jail are unknown. The architect is unknown but the contractor was a man by the name of Mr. Parkhill. The…

Historic Baptismal Trail

For almost 100 years this site was an active holy place where the ancestors of the local Geechee communities baptized new members into their faith. Oral and written church history from the surviving descendants of the First African Baptist Church indicate that as early as the 1840s this site was used as a place where…

A Walk at Dorchester Academy

Imagine if you will walking among some of the most timeless oak trees to ever be created, all the while listening to someone tell you stories, true life accounts, about playing baseball with Martin Luther King Jr. That’s how I got to spend a lovely afternoon many (ok like 12 years now, you don’t need…

ITPA Telephone Museum

Address: 438 West Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville, GA 31313
Phone: 912-408-4872
Website: http://www.nationalitpa.com/.

The museum consists of a vast collection of telephones and telephone equipment from throughout history. Children and adults alike may find it fascinating to see how the telephone evolved from the solid wood, wall mounted, hand cranked, operator directed, simplistic designs of the past to today’s pocket sized, touch-screen, cellular phones. The ITPA Telephone Museum…

Liberty County Historical Society

Phone: 912.977.3282
Website: http://www.libertyhistory.org/.

The Liberty Historical Society is a treasure trove of information about the entire county. They will be opening a museum in downtown Hinesville soon, but until then enjoy readying articles about the communities.