221ST IGBO LANDING COMMEMORATION

Event Date

Sunday, May 26, 2024
12:00am

Venue

Epworth by the Sea
100 Arthur J. Moore Drive
St. Simons Island GA 31522

Let's gather to honor the 221st anniversary of Igbo Landing, where we remember the strength and resilience of our ancestors—come join us!

The Igbo Landing Foundation is committed to historical preservation and bridging the historical narratives of the Igbo people and the Gullah Geechee culture, while celebrating the diversity of the African diaspora.

Through our annual commemorative weekend in St. Simons Island, we provide a platform for educators, students and professionals from various institutions and organizations to engage in research, dialogue, and activities that promote a deeper appreciation of the shared history and contributions of our people to the global cultural tapestry.

Event Details:

  • Date: May 24 - 26, 2024
  • Location: Epworth by the Sea | St. Simons Island, GA.

Cultural Center & Musuem

This site will serve as an international center telling the story of not only Igbo Landing, but connecting it to the larger story of the African Diaspora & Resistance.

Tours: Land & Boat

The land tours will provide a site visits throughout St. Simon’s Island to include the Harrington School, Fort Frederica, Union Baptist Church, and Igbo Landing.

Archeology & Historical Preservation Research

Reserach is stil lneeded to identify any artificats that may aid to the telling of the Igbo Landing story. Internshiprs & partnerships with educational institutions will be key.

Save the date and spread the word! We look forward to seeing you at the 221st Igbo Landing Commemoration!

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