Dorchester Academy

Address: 8787 East Oglethorpe Highway, Midway, GA 31320
Phone: (912) 884-2347
Price Range: Free, Donations accepted

Dorchester Academy is one of only 11 stops in Georgia on the U.S. Civil Rights trail based on its importance during the Civil Rights Movement. This historic school was founded in 1871 by the American Missionary Association (now the United Church of Christ) as a school for freed slaves. By 1917, the fully-accredited high school had…

Midway Museum

Address: 491 North Coastal Highway, Midway, GA 31320
Phone: (912) 884-5837

The Midway Museum was built in the raised cottage-style structure, typical of 18th century plantation homes. It houses numerous exhibits, documents and furnishings that were used in coastal Georgia homes between colonial days and onset of the Civil War. The Museum also features a historic Church and Cemetery. The garden and Colonial-style kitchen at the Midway Museum….

Fort Morris State Historic Site

Address: 2559 Fort Morris Road, Midway , GA 31320
Phone: (912) 884-5999

Fort Morris State Historic Site was built to defend the former town of Sunbury, which was once a bustling seaport second in Georgia only to Savannah. Fort Morris was used as a coastal fortification during the Revolutionary War. The earthen works were reconstructed during the War of 1812 and were later used as a Civil War…