Esther Grace Simmons: Inspirational Speaker and Author of new history book containing over 35 Black and white historical photos.


Above:  The author enjoying time at home to reminisce over the years that her great-great grandmother, Mary L. Heyward Williams; granddaddy, William Henry Goshea; grandmother, Doris Williams Goshea and her mother, Della L. Goshea Simmons sat in the living room by this very fireplace and taught the family to always love and respect people.

The book contains detailed information about the author growing up since birth in the care of her mother and grandparents on Grimball Point.

Copyright (c) 2019 - Present (All stories about each ancestor is based on a true story.   The book contents and photos are protected by copyright and published in an ancestral history book, From Grimball Point to Georgetown University by Esther Grace Simmons.

All rights reserved.

The author truly believes you should always remember the people who sacrificed and worked hard for you to be where you are today.

She believes that God does everything with a purpose in mind.

God inspired the author to write this book about her ancestors on Grimball Point.

This entire book, From Grimball Point to Georgetown University has copyright with the United States Copyright Office in Washington, DC.

All rights reserved and any use of this ancestral information without permission of the author is copyright infringement.

To gain permission to use this historical information for educational and personal use please contact the author at the address and phone number listed on this page above office.

Education:  Esther received a Master (M.A.) and (Bachelor B.A.) Degree from Howard University in Communications.

She enhanced her public speaking as a member of Toastmaster's International LLC from 2007 through 2013.  She held various leadership positions within the Toastmaster's Chapter (Savannah Legacy Builders.  The author received various trophies, awards and certificates for being an Advanced Communicator.

Purpose:  The book is written with the intent to inspire other people to search Google and interview elderly people who is in knowledge of the history to preserve facts about your family.

Esther by example uses her talents and gifts to the Glory of God.

She is blessed to be an Inspirational Speaker.  She has appeared as Keynote Speaker for many Women's Day Programs in Georgia, Washington, DC, Maryland and South Carolina.

Esther graduated from Herschel V. Jenkins High school in Savannah, Georgia.

Experience: Performed at events for 35 years started writing Easter speeches as a child and speeches for various events nation-wide.

See www.Youtube.com for videos of performances. Search: Esther Grace Simmons.

The author has been Keynote Speaker for various Women's Day Programs at events at the United House of Prayer For All People, Savannah, Georgia.

Examples:  Search this website you will find an original, inspirational poem.

Hopefully, you will enjoy the original inspirational poetry as you visit this website.

Performance sites: Sang at Federal Government building for Women's History month, African-American History month, etc. in Washington, DC.


Reading is Essential

The author reading to student at Robert W. Gadsden Performing Arts school in Savannah to read to students during the birthday of Dr. Seuss.

She has been a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. since February 11, 1989. She was inducted into the Sorority at National Headquarters on 1734 New Hampshire, NW in Washington, DC.  The author attended all the monthly meetings in Beta Zeta Chapter.  She moved to Savannah, Georgia on July 4, 2005 and transferred to Alpha Theta Zeta Chapter.

This author is happy to be a member of this great Royal Blue and White family.  Congratulations Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. in your celebration of 100 years in America and abroad.


This new historical book From Grimball Point to Georgetown University is written to entertain you with information about Negroes living on Grimball Point during the Great Depression, World War II and the Civil Rights Movement.  They built their family home on Grimball Point in the 1920's and the legacy continues...

A set of books: Book number is entitled: From Grimball Point to Georgetown University plus the Coffee Table Book entitled: Pictorial History of Goshea Legacy on Grimball Point (They are two books in one).

The books launch date is intended for March 2020.  They will be for sale at upcoming book signings, events and targeted stores near you.

If you would like the author to appear at an event to discuss the new history book the contact information is as follows: 

P.O. Box 14097 Savannah, Georgia 31416

(912) 355-6541 office

(912) 655-0707 cellular

Thank you for visiting this ancestral historical website and I hope you are truly informed in reading about my ancestors on Grimball Point in Savannah, Georgia.