The Coast / St. Simons Island

Gascoigne Bluff

100 Arthur J. Moore Dr.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

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Located on the grounds of former Hamilton Plantation. Two slave cabins, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are located here and are open Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Other times by appointment - call 912-638-5791) Live Oak timbers milled here in 1794 were used in building "Old Ironsides," the USS Constitution. In 1874, timbers were cut here for the Brooklyn Bridge.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM
    Monday: 9:00AM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM
    Thursday: 9:00AM
    Friday: 9:00AM
    Saturday: 9:00AM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Call for fees

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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