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Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods CDC Seeks Feedback on Future Initiatives

December 13, 2023

The Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation for the Town of Hilton Head Island is actively seeking input regarding its primary focus areas.

Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to participate in a brief survey designed to provide insights for the organization's 2024-2026 strategic action plan. The collected feedback will help determine priorities and influence decisions related to the community development corporation's initiatives.

The survey can be accessed through the Town’s website at The survey will remain open through February 2, 2024. For inquiries about the survey or the organization, please contact Thomas Boxley, Executive Director, at 843-341-3097 or

About the Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation

Established by the Hilton Head Island Town Council in September 2022, the Gullah Geechee Historic Neighborhoods Community Development Corporation is dedicated to preserving culture and fostering progress within the island’s historically and culturally significant neighborhoods. These neighborhoods include Bay Gall, Big Hill, Chaplin, Gardner, Grassland, Jarvis, Jonesville, Marshland, Mitchelville, Old House Creek, Spanish Wells, Squire Pope, Little Stoney, and Big Stoney. Situated on the north end of the island, these communities were once vibrant hubs of African American-owned businesses, community activities, and multigenerational families. To learn more about the corporation, visit


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Thomas Boxley, Executive Director