Georgia Culture Keepers Speak Out Against GA (2020) House Bill 906

A community of culture keepers throughout the State of Georgia are speaking out against Georgia House Bill 906. Atlanta’s Hammond’s House Museum shared the following statement on their Instagram page:


Georgia Sea Island resident, Helen Ladson, expressed the following:

It’s been like 22 years since. I already signed the petition and sent the letters. I just had to feel you. Taste you. Smell you. Sapelo, you beautiful, beautiful jewel. I didn’t know your worth 22 years ago. Today tho, as a grown woman, I see you with new eyes, I still feel you from my feet, I smell your salty sweetness. I shall fight for you.

A message to Sapelo Island from Helen Ladson
Hog Hammock Public Library. Sapelo Island, Georgia. Photo used with permission, Helen Ladson.
Hog Hammock Public Library. Sapelo Island, Georgia. Photo used with permission, Helen Ladson.
Hog Hammock Public Library. Sapelo Island, Georgia. Photo used with permission, Helen Ladson.
Sapelo Island, Georgia. Photo used with permission, Helen Ladson.

Join Hammonds House, Telfair Museum, the Georgia Conservancy, and as of today, over 9,000 others in the fight against Georgia House Bill 906 (2020).

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