This was taken in a classroom on Sapelo Island that is used to educate field trip children about marine life. Less than 100 people live on Sapelo in a community called Hog Hammock. The children living on the island ferry to school on the mainland every morning.
There’s nothing that creepifies a place more than live oaks and Spanish moss. Live oak is a tree species whose limbs stretch out impossibly far, like serpents or gnarled grasping fingers. Spanish moss is the shaggy vegetation that drapes down from the limbs. It isn’t actually a moss. The two grow together throughout much of the coastal Southeast.