A COMMUNITY VISION
Honoring Our Past, Building Our Future
The Guinea Jubilee is a two-day event that anually attracts thousands of people to celebrate and honor the way of life in the Guinea Neck. The Jubilee features cultural activities, arts and crafts exhibits, a parade, a 5K run/walk, delicious seafood, and local musicians. This festival is always held the last Friday and Saturday in September.
For more information, visit the Guinea Jubilee website.
Buck’s Store Museum
Clarence Benjamin “Buck” Rowe was known as the unofficial Mayor of Guinea. The main part of Buck’s Store was built around 1880 during reconstruction. The store served as the Bena post Office from 1947 until 1977 with Buck as the Postmaster.
The Guinea Heritage Association is raising funds to able able to open the store as an official museum – one of Buck’s dreams before died.
Read more about the Buck’s Store Museum.
2018 Recipient – Taylor E. Sharp
Each spring, the GHA accepts applications for a $500 scholarship. Students of all ages and educational interests are invited to apply.
Representatives of the GHA and the Guinea Jubilee Committee review and select the recipient. The scholarship is sent directly to the college, technical school, or educational program in the application is enrolled.
For more information, see the GHA Menu (above) or the Guinea Jubilee Scholarship page.