Historic Harrington School: A Gem of African American History In A Beautiful Landscape

As Black History Month comes to a close, we wanted to highlight parks like the Harrington Community Park on St. Simons Island, Georgia, that conserves an important piece of African American history in the region, as well as ecologically sensitive wetlands, ponds that provide habitat for federally endangered wood storks and other native wildlife.

Why This Matters:  Local parks can and should celebrate the natural world and, when possible, our history — both are an important part of the heritage that we want to pass down to future generations.

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