The Coast / St. Marys

St. Marys History Walk

101 Bartlett St.
St. Marys, GA 31558

912-882-4000 | 912-882-4000
  • St. Marys History Walk

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  • Gullah Geechee History on the Georgia Coast

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  • Tragic Acadians. One of 24 interpretive panels at the St. Marys History Walk.

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  • Enjoy the shaded trail along the St. Marys History Walk.

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  • St. Mary History Walk

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The St. Marys History Walk is an engaging series of interpretive signs in a park-like/ trail-type environment that outlines the history of St. Marys & Cumberland Island. At the St. Marys History Walk, you are drawn into the time of the Timucua Indians from the 1500's. While reading about our ship building industry you'll visualize hundreds of tall ships lining the port. Envision the town being looted by the British in 1815 and again during the Civil War. You'll experience the lifestyle of an authentic small town and learn the importance of our location on the Georgia Coast. 

You can pick up a printed self-guided tour brochure or walk layout at the St. Marys Welcome Center.

The initial launch was celebrated with a War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration Event on the site in January 2015.  Site includes a gateway entrancy, handicap accessible path, benches and twenty-four interpretive panels outlining the history of St. Marys and Cumberland Ilsand.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM
    Saturday: 7:30AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    No Admission Fee 0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round


    Group Amenities


    Maximum Group Size: 200

    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages