The Coast / St. Simons Island

Civil War Diary Walking Tour

2507 Demere Rd #1
St. Simons Island, GA 31522


Time travel with master storyteller Harry Paisley, as he becomes Robert Morris, a Union hospital staff officer at a Civil War field hospital. Harry portrays Morris, who has returned to St. Simons Island. The purpose of his visit is to return a diary found on the battlefield at Fredericksburg, Va., to its rightful owner. Listen as Robert tells of his times spent on St. Simons before the war and his relationships to the plantation owners. Hear about the extraordinary courage of slave Neptune Small and the amazing bond of friendship he forged with his master's family.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00AM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $10.00

    Seniors $8.00

    Youth $5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    General Information


    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages