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A Look into Fort Morris and its Tale of Bravery and Defiance

Tucked away in the marsh grass along the Medway River, you will find a place of quiet serenity that was once a fortress of protection for the neighboring town of Sunbury. Tensions were rising in the American colonies so it was decided in 1776 that the booming port of Sunbury should be protected from all…

Old Liberty County Jail

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…

Dorchester Academy

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…