Tybee Island Museum Battery Garland
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The museum is housed in part of old Fort Screven.
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A portion of old Fort Screven. Most of it now is apartments.
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The flags that have flown over Tybee Island during its history.
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The flags seen from the top of the fort.
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Of course the lighthouse is a prominent feature from the top of the fort.
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View of the paid parking lot on Tybee Island. The picket fence in the distance marks the entrance to the lighthouse. The parking there was free, but your grandparents didn't learn that until later.
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Grandpa Roy did not go all the way to the top of the fort. Of course Grandma Bert did.
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Boardwalk across the dunes to the beach as seen from the top of the old fort, now the museum.
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People enjoying the beach in mid-May.
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There was an amusement park at the beach until a devastating fire destroyed it. It was never re-built.
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Thes artifacts in this short series of photos were retrieved after the fire.
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The items eventually became a part of the museum devoted to the old amusement park.
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A remnant of a tank ride for children from the old amusement park.
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Diorama depicting early Spanish settlers converting the Indians.
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Diorama of one aspect of piracy off the coast of the Carolinas and Georgia.
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Model of gun battery hidden behind sand to make it appear from the sea there were only dunes and no guns.
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