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Travel Bloggers Visit Spencer House Inn

March 8th, 2016 by Mary

Select Registry has partnered with travel bloggers to build relationships and to help Select Registry properties gain exposure through their blog posts. Recently Meagan and Stephanie, the co-bloggers from A Friend Afar, paid a visit to us at Spencer House Inn. Based out of the Atlanta area, these two ladies have traveled all over the world and written about everything from the best travel apps to have on your smartphone to the best gifts to give the travel-loving individuals in your life. Their visit to Spencer House Inn was the first part of their trip to St. Marys and Cumberland Island and the feature of their first blog entry about the trip – check it out!

Thank you to Meagan and Stephanie for such a wonderful write-up, and thank you to Renee at Select Registry for coordinating the experience!

(image courtesy of A Friend Afar)

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Le Petit Futé visits Spencer House

June 23rd, 2011 by Seth

Joanna & Loic enjoyed the porches here at Spencer House Inn

Joanna Dunis & Loic Hoff, writers for the French Travel Publication Le Petit Futé, paid a visit to the Spencer House Inn as they visit different places in the south for an upcoming guidebook.

After visiting Cumberland Island for a day of hiking, photographing, and relaxing, the duo settled in at Spencer House

A Wedding Celebration at Spencer House Inn

June 19th, 2011 by Seth

Daphne and Guy Happily Married in the Park

Daphne & Guy were married in the beautiful Howard Gilman Memorial Park. Their simple wedding, with the St. Marys River serving as a beautiful backdrop, turned out to be just right.

We wish Daphne & Guy well!

Riding Motorcycles from Savannah to St. Marys

May 15th, 2011 by Seth

Joe & Liz get their bikes ready for the scenic drive to Savannah

Joe & Liz stopped by the Spencer House to for some much needed R&R.

They took Highway 17 from Savannah to St. Marys. This stretch of road, also known as Ocean Highway, makes for beatiful riding. With its great views of the salt marsh, ocean, and many different rivers, it is no wonder that Joe & Liz chose this route on their way to Spencer House.

Amelia Island Shrimp Festival

April 30th, 2011 by Seth

A group of guests heading to the Amelia Island Shrimp Festival

April 29, 30 and May 1, 2011
with the Pirate Parade on April 28, 2011
 
The best way to experience the Shrimp Festival is to take the Cumberland Sound Ferry. Amelia River Cruises is offering a ferry that runs between downtown St. Marys and Fernandina Beach every hour on the hour Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am-4pm for this festival weekend. You will not have to worry about fighting the traffic or finding a parking space and they provide a great narrative about the history and the wildlife of the area. For more information about the ferry, call 904-261-9972 or visit AmeliaRiverCruises.com. For information about the festival, visit ShrimpFestival.com.

Periscope Returns to Submarine Museum

April 12th, 2011 by Seth

Workers prep the new periscope for installation

 

After being out of commission for some time, the periscope has returned to the St. Marys Submarine Museum. Thanks to the Trident Refit Facility for donating the new periscope.
The periscope is very popular with visitors. Everyone likes to look around St. Marys. You can even see Fernandina Beach across the St. Marys River.
The Submarine Museum houses nearly 20,000 artifacts from submarines throughout history. Lining the walls of the museum are historic documents and photographs to give you a behind-the-scenes peek into

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St. Marys Mardi Gras

March 6th, 2011 by Seth

We sure had a great time at the St. Marys Mardi Gras Festival on Saturday. The event kicked off with a parade and some great floats at 10am.

As you would expect, there was plenty of “festival food” for lunch. However, one of the most popular options was the Chili Cook-Off.

Bicycle Ride Across Georgia

February 28th, 2011 by Seth

BRAG at the USS GEORGE BANCROFT Sail Exhibit

The Bicycle Ride Across Georgia, or BRAG, just finished their Winter Ride, and the group made a stop in St. Marys for a few nights. They chose St. Marys because of its central location to several of the places that they wanted to visit. Such as

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Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2011 by Seth

We want to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! Spend the day with that special somone, and be sure to do something nice for them.

St. Marys Mardi Gras Festival

February 10th, 2011 by Seth

Toonerville Trolley Dressed for Mardi Gras

Saturday, March 5th 

Come join the fun in historic downtown St. Marys. Meet us on the verandah and have the best seat in town for an up close view of the parade which starts at 10:00am. Be sure to catch the beads thrown from the floats! Lots of family fun to include Entertainment, Arts & Crafts and, of course, food and refreshments. Also, don’t forget The Great
Camden County Chili Cook-Off from 11am-2pm.

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