Wanderer Memory Trail


St. Andrews Beach Park
Jekyll Island GA 31527


The Wanderer Memory Trail tells the story of America’s last known slave ship that illegally came ashore 160 years ago with more than 500 enslaved Africans. Made up of individual exhibits, the trail walks visitors through the story of Umwalla and his journey from capture through freedom. The Wanderer Memory Trail has received a UNESCO Slave Route Project “Site of Memory” designation of the Middle Passage arrival on Jekyll Island.

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