A visit to Sapelo Island

A visual tour of one of the last intact Sea Island Gullah Geechee communities in the country accessible only by ferry.

Hogg Hummock

Established circa 1857, Hogg Hummock is the last of what was once thirteen Gullah Geechee settlements on Sapelo Island. Home to less than one hundred residents, the 427 acre community was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996 as the Hog Hammock Historic District.

The St. Luke Baptist Church

Graball Country Store is the only retail store on the island.

Sicars Multi-Purpose Center

The Hogg Hummock Community Library was the last school located on Sapelo Island. The school was closed in 1978.

Historic Hogg Hummock Community Center

Lula’s Kitchen

The First African Baptist Church

The Farmer’s Alliance Hall

Fried whiting fish, black eye peas, yellow basmati rice, and sweet potato souffle.

For more information on Sapelo Island visit JourneytoSapelo.com

Article by Ennis Davis, AICP. Contact Ennis at edavis@moderncities.com