Historically, a rural settlement founded by freed slaves after the Civil War. Pin Point is still a predominately African American community with a rich heritage of Gullah traditions.
Located on the Back River extension of the Savannah River, this island has significant archeological sites such as a mill site and rich fields trunks and dikes. It was used as a rice plantation from 1816 to 1894.
Located in the Burroughs community, this African-American church's property was purchased by former slaves in the 1870s-1880s from the former Wild Heron Plantation land. The church itself was built in 1893 and was listed in the National Register in 2001.
The club house was constructed in 1891 when the only access to Wilmilgton Island was by boat. The property was a part of one of the first subdivisions established on the island and the regular boating services from Thunderbolt were provided.