Susie King Taylor Women's Institute & Ecology Center
MISSION To illuminate the spectacular life of Georgia Geechee Susie (Baker) King Taylor by facilitating conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures, and public engagements that speak to the life of this phenomenal American Heroine of Freedom.
VISION The guiding vision at the Susie King Taylor Women's Institute and Ecology Center is to honor the life, history, and memory of escaped slave, Civil War nurse and teacher, racial justice activist, and memoirist Susie Baker King Taylor.
Located within two miles of the Grest Plantation where she was born in Midway, Georgia in 1848, the Institute partners with trusted organizations to facilitate an Eco-Sanctuary for Historical Reflection, Community Dialogue and Writing, Sustainable Agriculture & Environmental Justice Advocacy. We host quarterly conferences and seminars relating to the factors that influenced Susie Baker King Taylor to become a great women, i.e. nature, spirituality, natural ecosystems, education, and the empowerment of young women and girls. Join us on the Susie Baker King Taylor "Footsteps to Freedom Eco Tour!