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.
This lighthouse is located at the southern end of Sapelo Island off the coast of the state of Georgia. Sapelo island can only be accessed by a ferry operated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR.) Tours are available through DNR.
The island is home to the Hog Hammock community (Population 70), a mansion that was once owned by RJ Reynolds (as was the island), and a research facility associated with the University System of Georgia.