Pin Point Historic District FPMS Study, Georgia

PROJECT NAME AND STATE:  Pin Point Historic District FPMS Study, Georgia

AUTHORIZATION:  Section 206 of the Flood Control Act (PL 86-645); as amended under PL 117-58. Project is 100% federally funded.



Estimated Federal Cost


Estimated Non-Federal Cost


Total Estimated Cost $300,000

Allocation thru FY 2021


Allocation for FY 2022 IIJA $220,000
Presumed Allocation for FY 2023 IIJA $80,000
Programmed Balance to Complete After FY 2023 $0


LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION: The FPMS study will focus on recurring flooding issues reported at the Pin Point Heritage Museum and adjacent Pin Point neighborhood from storm surge, which are expected to increase in frequency and magnitude with sea level rise. The study area (Pin Point Historic District) was settled in 1896 by formerly enslaved people from nearby Ossabaw, Green, and Skidaway Islands. The study area residents are predominantly African American and the community has historical significance due to its association with the Gullah Geechee community. 

ACTIVITIES FOR FY 2022  Conduct site visit with PDT, meet with key stakeholders to confirm areas of concern within the study area including areas of cultural significance, begin hydrology and hydraulic (H&H) modeling effort. 

ACTIVITIES FOR FY 2023:  Complete H&H modeling effort, complete Technical Report, report findings to the project stakeholders. 




ADMINISTRATION POSITION:  This project is consistent with current Administration policy.

ACTION OFFICER:  Michael C. Chirpich                               31 March 2022