Sapelo Island Cultural and Revitalization Society
SICARS is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to preserve and revitalize the Hogg Hummock Community which is located on Sapelo Island, Georgia. 

SICARS SICARS was founded in 1993 by Hogg Hummock resident and non-resident descendants who wanted to enhance the future of their community by educating all visitors to the island about the history. There will be increased awareness that Sapelo has existed as an African community for more than 208 years. 

Hogg Hummock is the last intact Geechee/Gullah Community in the Sea Islands of Georgia and is comprised of direct descendants of slaves that were brought to Sapelo in 1802. Geechee/Gullah * people still maintain many elements of the unique West African culture, language, and traditions brought over from the "Rice Coast" many other of their ancestors continued on to the isolated Sea Islands from South Carolina to Northern Florida.

Contact Sapelo Island Cultural and Revitalization Society

PO Box 6
Sapelo Island, Georgia  31327-0001
Phone: (912) 485-2197
Fax: (912) 485-2263


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • McIntosh County, Georgia

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