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I visited for Sacred Harp and the No.9 train

I had one day left in the area and wanted to see the exhibit. They were a half hour before closing... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Selkie9
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Florida
Okefenokee Heritage Center

Lots of activities for locals. African American History exhibit is impressive. Have been there for... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Jan W
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Waycross, Georgia
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16 Nov 2017
“I visited for Sacred Harp and the No.9 train”
10 Sep 2016
“Okefenokee Heritage Center”
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This is a small museum dedicated to the history of the heritage of Waycross GA. It features the role of the railroad in the growth of the state and Waycross. It has a locomotive, some rail cars, and a station house used as the information display...more
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1460 N Augusta Ave, Waycross, GA 31503-4954
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+1 912-285-4260
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

I had one day left in the area and wanted to see the exhibit. They were a half hour before closing and I was afraid I would not have time. Thank you to Ms.Betty Callahan for letting me in as she knew someone would still...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Selkie9
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Lots of activities for locals. African American History exhibit is impressive. Have been there for Smithsonian music history exhibit. Go there regularly in summer on first Saturday in the month for Farmer's Market.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jan W
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is a must if you love and appreciate nature. The peace and quite was so enjoyed. My husband loves photography and this was a perfect location. There is a small fee to enter but well worth it.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

this was a small building at the swamp, but had some neat hands on displays for children to learn about the animals around the swamp land. the staff were also very helpful and nice.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank michellen508
Reviewed 20 May 2015

It is great to see the local history--indian artifacts, railroad train, African American History, local community history!!!

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Susanne G
Reviewed 20 December 2014

This museum has some major issues, including mannequins with oddly proportioned hands, small text, outdated labels, and some items such as a plastic doll that didn't seem to belong. That being said the staff were really friendly and seem dedicated to preserving Okefenokee Heritage. There...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank kayseag
Reviewed 6 September 2013

Enjoyed looking at the displays and photos depicting the history of the area. The people were friendly and helpful. It is a small museum but very nice.

Date of experience: October 2012
Thank Bobbie A
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