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


  • St. Simons Island Food + Spirits Festival

    St. Simons Island Food + Spirits Festival

    10/05/2016 - 10/09/2016

    A celebration of the bounty of Georgia's coast returns this October 5-9, 2016, with the St. Simons Island Food + Spirits Festival. Known as one of the finest showcases of coastal cuisine, wine, beer, spirits and entertainment in the South! This year the festival is expanding into a pleasure-packed culinary celebration with the marquee event, Tasting Under the Oaks, taking place on Saturday, October 8, in historic Gascoigne Bluff Park located in the heart of the Golden Isles. Additional festiv... read more