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221st Igbo Landing Commemoration

Fri May 24 - Sun May 26, 2024 Epworth by the Sea
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 US

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Early Bird General Admission

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Ticket sales end on Thursday May 23, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT.

Early Bird Student General Admission

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Ticket sales end on Thursday May 23, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT.

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Bridging Histories, Celebrating Diversity

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 & Museum

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

Research is still needed to identify any artifacts that may aid to the telling of the Igbo Landing story. Internships & partnerships with educational institutions will be key. 

Traveling to attend the 221st Igbo Landing Commemoration? Book your lodging conveniently through our partner link at Epworth by the Sea and secure your accommodations for this historic event! Click here to reserve your stay: Book Now

 


Organized by Igbo Landing Foundation

For more information: www.igbolandingfoundation.org

Follow us on Instagram: @igbolandingfoundation

 


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Location

Epworth by the Sea
100 Arthur J Moore Drive
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 US

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