InventureIT Computer Services near Tybee Island, Georgia

InventureIT is a computer service provider in Tybee Island, Georgia.  The city of Tybee Island, Georgia is home to about 3,000 people and is located in Chatham county. Tybee Island is the easternmost point in Georgia and is included in the Savannah, Georgia Metropolitan area.  

About Tybee Island, Georgia

Tybee Island’s strategic position near the mouth of the Savannah River has made the island’s northern tip the ideal location for a lighthouse since Georgia’s early settlement period. First built in 1736, the lighthouse was made of brick and wood, and stood 90 feet tall, making it the highest structure in America at that time. The original lighthouse has been replaced several times. The second lighthouse was built in 1742 when beach erosion threatened the first. Part of the third lighthouse at the site, built in 1773, still stands as the bottom 60 feet of the present lighthouse. The top 94 feet (29 m) of the current lighthouse were added in 1867.

Today, the Tybee Lighthouse is a popular tourist destination, having all of its support buildings on the 5-acre site historically preserved. The current black-and-white tower markings are a reversion to its fourth day mark, first used in 1916. The Tybee Island Light Station is one of just a handful of 18th-century lighthouses still in operation in North America.