I've never loved a city like Savannah. Savannah has so much to offer but it's history is not told correctly. Yes the cobblestones are nice the shops are lovely but what about those cobblestones and... more
Forsyth Park is a grand park in the historic district of Savannah. It was the first big park to be created in Savannah. The huge decorative fountain was originally put in place in 1850. There are many... more
I took the Uncensored Zombies Tour with Tobias McGriff in July, 2011 and it was the highlight of my trip. The one thing I heard about Blue Orb when I was researching what tour to take was it was the... more
We took the All Day Historic On/Off Tour and it was a great way to get to know the city! We purchased our tickets from C.Savannah before we even got to Savannah and picked them up from their store on... more
Bonaventure had been high on my list since taking a "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" tour years ago. This time I went alone with my camera. Being a spiritual person, this place just became... more
CITY MARKET is not a place you visit. It's a place you discover and explore. A place that's romantic, historic, serene and exciting. A place where there's always something new to encounter, something... more
There are some very historic markers in the cemeteries. Colonial Park is on 6 acres and the burials started in 1750;s and continued through 1853, when closed due to overfill of bodies. There are 5... more
Elba Island lies at the mouth of the Savannah river, Georgia, and during the closing years of the 19th century its range lights were tended by a disabled Civil War veteran named George M. Martus. He... more
the mercer house was designed by john norris for general hugh mercer the grandfather of the famous composer johnny mercer. construction of this house began in 1860 and was completed in 1868. the... more
There are several options for cruising on the river. Along River Street you will find large old fashioned looking river boats which make for good photography... as well as smaller craft designed for... more
This is the Andrew Low House where his daughter Juliette Gordon Low lived from 1886-1927. It was built by Mr. Low in 1849 and remained in the family until Juliette's death. In this house was the first... more
Located on Cockspur Island at the mouth of the Savannah River and started to be built 1829, the new fort was named Fort Pulaski in honor of Kazimierz Pulaski, a Polish soldier and military commander... more
On the site of the oldest and most complete antebellum railroad manufacturing and repair facilities still in tact in the U.S., including the roundhouse and turntable, built in 1859. You can inspect... more
My boyfriend and I visited Tybee Island back in April 2011, and we had the best time! It is now our favorite beach and we will visit numerous times yearly now! Also, check out the Pirate Fest that is... more
Old Fort Jackson is named in honor of Georgia governor and Revolutionary War soldier James Jackson. Built in 1808, it is the oldest standing fort in Georgia. The fort is one of only eight Second... more
savannah's city hall is located at the intersection of bay and bull streets. designed in 1905 by hyman whitcover, it was inspired by the chicago worlds fair and the "city beautiful" movement. city... more
In 1847, the Irish Jasper Greens, a Savannah military group, returned from the Mexican war and this name (Monterey) was given to honor one of the battles in that war.
An obelisk of the Square honors... more
This square, located on Abercorn Street between Charlton and Harris Streets was laid out in 1837. It is named for the Marquis de Lafayette who was a commander of the French troups arrived to help... more
This is one of Savannah's most beautiful and distinctive buildings. Completed in 1819 for Alexander Telfair, son of a Revolutionary War hero, it was designed by English architect William Jay in the... more
By 1778 the American Revolution was at full swing. While the British had won, or at least held earned a draw in most early battles, in late 1776 and into 1777 the tides of the war slowly started to... more
the cotton exchange located on the factors walk was built in 1887. the handsome romanesque building was designed by boston architect william gibbons preston. near the cotton exchange are numerous... more
While we were on our self guided walking tour we stopped by the Gryphon Tea Room to have a look at it but not stop to have a drink or bite to eat. The tea room is located in a historic building... more
Whenever I think of Savannah, Georgia, I always think of an exotic, steamy woman with her Spanish moss hair, her lush green landscape as eyes, her multi-colored flora as her seductive wardrobe, and......
I was lucky to be able to visit SAVANNAH again. My son and his wife were there on business,so it was a perfect opportunity to CELEBRATING MY BIRTHDAY ALL MONTH LONG!!! :-)
THANKS FOR BEING PATIENT......
If you're visiting anywhere in the South East United States, don't miss a chance to spend a few days in the Savannah area. There is an amazing amount of Colonial and pre Cvil War atmosphere, lots of...
general james oglethorpe and his trustees founded the city of savannah in 1733 with the concept of a new world utopia. it was to be an agricultural colony that would provide england with imports such...