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The Birthplace of Effingham County

Living History Museum

Museum and Gifts

Patsy Zeigler, Curator
Robert Peavy, Assistant Curator
2980 Ebenezer Road
Rincon, Georgia 31326
Office Phone: 
(912) 754-7001

Saturday and Sunday
3:00 P.M. to 5:00P.M.
or by calling (912) 655-4555
for an appointment.

The Georgia Salzburger Society Gift Shop

Museum of the Georgia Salzburger SocietyItems listed below are just a few of the books and gifts that are available in the Museum Gift Shop. Come visit the Museum and the Gift Shop. If you wish to purchase items by mail, send your request to the above address, in care of Museum Curator, along with a check made payable to the “Georgia Salzburger Society Museum”. Add 7% Georgia Sales Tax on all purchase totals. Include postage and handling of $6.00 for order unless otherwise stated.

Histories of the Salzburgers

The Salzburger Saga (1984)
by Dr. George Fenwick Jones
The Salzburgers and Their Descendants (1855)
By Rev. P.A. Strobel
The Georgia Dutch (1992)
by Dr. George Fenwick Jones

The Journals of the Ebenezer Pastors (1733-1760)

Detailed Reports, Volumes 1-18
edited by Dr. Georgia Fenwick Jones
Double volumes are $45.00 each
A number of volumes are out of print and are no longer available;  Please check with Museum before ordering

$40.00 each

Genealogical Records and Information

Ebenezer Record Book (1991)
Baptism, Marriage and Burial records of Jerusalem Lutheran Church (1754-1781)
Trans. & Ed. by George F. Jones & Sheryl Exley


Ebenezer Record Book (1929)
Trans. by Dr. A.G. Voight


Detailed Reports, Vol. X (1988)
Trans. by Savelle & Jones; ed. by G.F. Jones;  The appendix has complete transport and passenger lists by Dr. Geo. F. Jones


Exley Genealogy compiled by Vincent Exley

Other Books

Salzburger Cookbook


Images of America: Effingham County (2001)
published by Historic Effingham Society
John Adam Treutlen: Georgia’s First Governor(1998)
by Edna Q. Morgan
4 Volume set of Georgia Salzburgers and Allied Families4 Volume Set of Georgia Salzburgers and Allied Families
Salzburger Genealogoy from Arnsdorff to Waldhauer, six to twelve generations
($10.00 shipping)
Records of Effingham County, Georgia
Effingham County Legal Records From The Georgia Genealogical Magazine – Out of print for many years.  Valuable deed and will information from Effingham County.
Diary of two ministers at Ebenezer, GeorgiaDetailed Reports
Diary of two ministers at Ebenezer, Georgia from 1734 – 1745 with transport passenger lists.
The Salzburger SagaThe Salzburger Saga
The story of the Georgia Salzburgers told by Rev. P.A. Strobel.

(phone our office or Museum for cost of shipping – 912-754-7001)

The Jerusalem Church Plate $25.00
The Insignia of the Georgia Salzburger Society in color $18.00


Salzburger Heritage Throw…The design of the colorful throw shares the history of the Salzburgers from Senior Pastor John Martin Boltzius to the logo of the Society.

Price: $ 53.50 plus 7% sales tax. Add $10.00 for the handling and shipping charges.

Salzburger Dolls…The porcelain dolls are 14 inches high and each has its own rag doll.
Their costumes are a muted color. These dolls are a pleasant reminder of our Salzburger ancestors who settled at Ebenezer in 1734.

The dolls are $26.75 per pair, Georgia Sales Tax as applicable. Shipping cost is $10.00 per set.

Jerusalem Lutheran Church PaintingJerusalem Lutheran Church painting by Peggy Cone

Prints – $10.00
Matted Prints – $25.00
Framed – $48.00
(Walnut or Oak)

Swan Pin – 275th AnniversarySwan Pin - 275th Anniversary


Polo ShirtPolo Shirt

$26.75 (S,M,L,XL) $30.00 (XXL)

T-shirts, small publications, and other miscellaneous items are also available.  Contact museum office for complete list.


Georgia’s first lady Sandra Deal visited Effingham County on Friday with a trip to New Ebenezer. Martha Zeigler, a curator for the Georgia Salzburger Society, points out items of interest at the museum during the tour.

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