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Take Me to the Water: The Story of Pin Point

  • Savannah History Museum 303 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard Savannah, GA, 31415 United States (map)

Take Me to the Water: The Story of Pin Point (2011) examines the closing of A.S. Varn & Son Oyster and Crab Factory in Pin Point in 1985, which marked the end of an era for the secluded community located on the Moon River. For nearly one hundred years, Pin Point was a self sustaining Gullah/Geechee enclave founded by first-generation freedmen, where family, religion and work were deeply connected to life on the water. Today, it is one the last communities of its kind in the world. 

At 7 pm the short film will begin, followed by a panel discussion with active members of the Pin Point community, moderated by Emily Beck, Coastal Heritage Society’s Manager of Interpretation.
Tickets are $15.

Later Event: June 30
East of Eden (1955)