Melon Bluff Nature and Heritage Preserveoff of Islands Highway is Seabrook Village (660 Trade Hill Rd., 912/884-7008, Tues.–Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., $3 per person), a unique living history museum chronicling the everyday life of Liberty County’s African American community, with a direct link to Sherman’s famous “40 acres and a mule” Field Order No. 15.
There are eight restored vernacular buildings on the 100-acre site, including the simple but sublime one-room Seabrook School.
© Jim Morekis from Moon Charleston & Savannah, 4th Edition