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saint marys is the southeastern most town in georgia. saint marys is located about 5 miles east of I-95 exit 3 on SR40. the area around saint marys was originally inhabited by the timucuan native american tribe around 4000 years ago. the french explorer jean ribault visited the area in 1562 and named the river he found the river may. later the name of the river was changed to saint marys. the spanish controlled the area from 1566 to 1686. in 1866 british general james oglethorpe drove the spanish out of the georgia colony. in modern times saint marys became a fishing village. today the economy of the area is based on tourism and the nearby kings bay submarine base. of interest to the tourist is cumberland island national seashore and saint marys' historic downtown. saint marys is a worth while side trip off of I-95 in southeast georgia.
the first presbyterian church was built in 1808. the foundation of the church is made from tabby, a south georgia local... more travel advice
orange hall is a beautiful antebellum greek rivival home located on osborne street in downtown saint marys. the original... more travel advice
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