The Coast / Midway

Seabrook Village and Living History Museum

660 Trade Hill Rd.
Midway, GA 31320

  • A group of students sitting in the one-room schoolhouse.

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  • Washing board and kerosene lamp

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  • A tour group in front of the historic Gibbons House.

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  • Old-fashioned cornmeal grinding.

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  • The one-room school house.

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Award-winning Seabrook Village is a unique, African-American living history museum. Following the Civil War, freed blacks recognized that their future depended on education.  Eight turn-of-the-century buildings offer visitors an authentic feel for African-American life and culture from 1865 to 1930.  Almost all artifacts, land and structures have been donated by collectors and members of the local community.  Visit the one-room Seabrook School where "reading, writing and 'rithmetic were taught to the tune of a hick'ry stick."  Or, try your hand at grinding corn into meal and grits or washing clothes on a scrub board. The Seabrook School is a one-room schoolhouse built in 1875 by members of the community. The best way to see Seabrook is with a goupd tour. Three-hour tours are fully interactive with costumed guides. Full meal service, picnics and entertainment are available. Also available are daily, afternoon, 1-hour guided walking tours and "anytime" self-guided tours. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 10:30AM - 1:00PM
    Thursday: 10:30AM - 1:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages