About The Tour

What does this tour consist of?

This Coaching African American History Tour takes a look back into history from the culture of the Igbo people in West Africa, modern day Nigeria to the current Gullah and Geechee Culture that is now celebrated among the “Golden Isles”.

You will hear the researched history of the arrival of the Igbo to Jekyll Island as well as the deep oral history that has been passed down through the generations. This is a very hands on tour from the replica of Igbo and Gullah homes, musical instruments, and Sweet Basket Weaving.

How long is this tour?

The tour will consist of 3 main units (90 minutes- 30 minutes per unit) Igbo Culture, Middle Passage, and the Gullah/Geechee Culture.

Where will the tour start and end?

The tour will begin and end on Jekyll Island at St. Andrews Park. It is the sight of last landing of a massive slave ship with over 400 enslaved people aboard the ship.

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