Welcome To the
Okefenokee Heritage Center

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.

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 most popular is the “Old Nine” exhibit. Other exhibits include:

  • Native American
  • Founder’s Hall
  • Sacred Harp
  • Black Heritage Exhibit
  • Waycross Journal Herald
  • Fine Art
  • Hilliard House
  • Gram Parsons

Our Website Header image is that of the Billy Bowlegs delegation to Washington in 1853, as published in ‘The Illustrated London News’, May 23, 1853. (This engraving of Indian Chief Billy-Bowlegs (front row, 2nd from right) is sometimes identified as a depiction of the delegation that travelled to Washington in 1826.)