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Christ Church Frederica
Annual Tour of Homes


Tour of Homes Instructions and Map

TRANSPORTATION ROUTES TO TOUR STOPS

*All Tour Stops (except for Musgrove Retreat 10:00-1:00) open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

* A colored wrist band provided in the brochure is your ticket and should be worn to all stops.

St. Simons Island Tour Stops

You may drive your own car and visit any time between 10:00 a.m. -5:00p.m. EXCEPT Musgrove Retreat (10:00-1:00) Written directions are provided in the brochure (you will receive with your wristband) to each stop; your GPS will not be useful for the homes as no addresses are provided for security purposes.  TOUR signs will be in place for your assistance.

Sea Island and Ocean Forest Tour Stops

For all Tour Stops on Sea Island/Ocean Forest, you will take a shuttle bus. Buses loop from Gascoigne to these homes ALL DAY. These are all open 10:00-5:00.  The last bus to begin tour leaves from Gascoigne at 3:00 p.m.  Buses will continue to bring back patrons until 5:00. Please allow two hours to tour these homes.

The colored wristband indicates the time slot you may load the buses to tour these homes.

·       Orange – 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 Noon (most crowded)

·       Blue – 12:00 Noon- 1:30 p.m.

·       White – 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (least crowded)

DIRECTIONS:

TO the Shuttle Bus at Gascoigne Bluff:

As you enter St. Simons Island (see map below)…………

After crossing the Torras Causeway, veer to the left, proceed through the light onto Sea Island Road; take your first left onto Hamilton Rd.  At the stop sign turn left onto Arthur J. Moore Dr.   Follow the signs and volunteer parkers will assist you (Handicapped parking and restroom facilities are available).   Additional Tour tickets @ $50.00 are available here (and at the Parish House).

TO Christ Church:  (6329 Frederica Road)

As you enter St. Simons Island (see map below)……………

After crossing the Torras Causeway, veer to the left, proceed through the light onto Sea Island Road.  At the second traffic light, turn left onto Frederica Road.  At the traffic circle, take second exit onto Frederica Road.  Proceed approximately 1/2 mile.  Christ Church is on your left.  Beyond the church is the Parish House, also on the left.

 

A FEW TOUR TIPS

v High heels, cameras, large shopping bags and drinks will not be permitted in the homes.

v Wear flat, comfortable walking shoes.  Most tour stops require going up/down stairs.

v Tour Headquarters is located in the Christ Church Parish House, open from 9:00 – 5:00.  Additional Tour tickets @ $50.00(and sold at Gascoigne), Christ Church cookbooks, aprons, cookie tins, and note cards are available to purchase.  It’s also a welcome respite for quiet entertainment, homemade light refreshments made from recipes found in our cookbook.

v Sea Island Market will be offering a $10.00 sack lunch between 11:00 and 2:00 to our patrons wearing their wristband.  The Market is located at 351 Sea island Road, just beyond the traffic light at Frederica Road, the second entrance on the left.

v The only restroom facilities are at Gascoigne Bluff and the Parish House.