Fri, Oct 08 | Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Fall Membership Outing

Join the Glynn Environmental Coalition for our Fall Membership Outing on October 8th, 2021! This month, we are heading to Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation.
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Fall Membership Outing

Time & Location

Oct 08, 2021, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, 5556 US-17, Brunswick, GA 31525, USA

About the Event

Join the Glynn Environmental Coalition for our Fall Membership Outing, on October 8th, 2021! This month, we are heading to Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation for a  Cultural History tour.

This plantation represents the history and culture of Georgia’s rice coast. In the early 1800s, using enslaved African-American laborers, William Brailsford of Charleston carved a rice plantation from marshes along the Altamaha River. A short film on the plantation’s history will be shown before visitors are treated to a brief interpretive instruction. Faye Cowart, DNR Interpretive Ranger, will share stories she has collected on African American descendants of the slaves over the years (Gullah/Geechee).   Guests will then visit the museum on-site before taking walking a short trail to the antebellum home. A guided tour allows visitors to see the home as the family kept it with heirlooms, 18th and 19th-century furniture, and Cantonese china. The site also includes a nature trail that leads back to the Visitor Center along the edge of the marsh where rice once flourished

This field trip is FREE for members of our Annual Membership Community. To join our membership community or renew your membership visit glynnenvironmental.org/membership!

Additional Reminders:

  • You must have a valid membership to attend this event. We will contact you after you RSVP to confirm your membership status, and/or advise you on how to join or renew. 
  • Due to concerns for COVID-19, this event is limited to 25 participants, therefore RSVPs are required. Face masks are also mandatory. 

Schedule


  • 15 minutes

    Meet at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation


  • 1 hour 45 minutes

    Tour Begins

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