Welcome to the
Okefenokee Heritage Center

Join us & explore our local history, family orientated displays, exhibits & community events

See what it was like here years ago, & experience our heritage

We have something of interest

for all the family

Proudly serving…
Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Pierce & Ware Counties.

The Okefenokee Heritage Center is a regional art and history museum located amongst twenty acres of beautiful pine woodlands. Over the past thirty years it has served the surrounding Okefenokee area by promoting an appreciation of the arts and an increased understanding of this region’s history. with its exhibits, programs and activities.

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Native American Exhibit

Our Native American exhibit outlines the succession of cultures that have inhabited the Okefenokee region.

The museum serves the surrounding Okefenokee area, which includes 8 counties, We celebrate the many cultures that make up this diverse area through our exhibits and guilds. The OHC houses exhibits on the history and development of the region.

The OHC has always got something happening, from arts guilds, events to Local Fare Markets and displays like this one of a Native American Hoop Dance.

Black Heritage Exhibit

Our “From These Roots” exhibit documents the rich history of contributions of African-Americans to the region.

These are just a few of our displays & exhibits here at the Okefenokee Heritage Center. One of our most popular is the Old Nine exhibit. Other exhibits include:

  • Founder’s Hall
  • Sacred Harp
  • Waycross Journal Herald
  • Fine Art
  • Gram Parsons

Why not make plans and visit us, we have loads to do both inside and out, plus the weather looks great!

Weather at the OHC now
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overcast clouds
humidity: 88%
wind: 7mph S
H 80 • L 62
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Hilliard House

The 1830s Hilliard House was occupied at one time by General Thomas Hilliard, a famous leader in the Indian Wars of the early 19th century.

Okefenokee Heritage Center
1460 N. Augusta Avenue, Waycross, GA 31503
t: 912 285 4260
e: okeheritage@gmail.com

Admission:
Adults: $7.00 | Ages 6 – 18: $5.00 & Children 5 & Under: FREE

Hours
Tuesday – Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm – Throughout the year.
Sunday & Monday Exhibits Closed

Okefenokee Heritage Center