History/Heritage - Nonprofit
Apalachicola, FL 32320
Save Our Shotguns Apalachicola Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) working to preserve the historic structures of the city of Apalachicola, Florida – for the purpose of affordable housing. We are a volunteer organization dedicated to our mission – to preserve historic structures, to create low and moderate income housing and to provide training and jobs for local residents. Our annual PEARLS: Preserving and Embracing Apalachicola’s Rich Legacy of Shotguns event, is an effort showcasing the simple beauty of the city’s shotgun houses, intended to preserve their histories and highlight their usefulness in the creation of affordable housing. This annual celebration of community features a month-long art exhibit, poetry readings, a professional symposium, and historic walking tours.