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  • 26. St Patrick's Day Parade

    Second largest St Pattys Day Parade in US. This year 1/2 million people attended. Now that New Orleans had tragedy strike, we are the biggest party. Drinks allowed in paper cups but not lager than 32...

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  • 27. Temple Mickve Israel

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    Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah, Georgia, is one of the oldest in the United States, organized in 1735 by mostly Sephardic Jewish immigrants from London who arrived in the new colony in 1733....

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  • 28. Reynolds Square

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    Lower New Square was laid out in 1734 and was later renamed for Capt. John Reynolds, governor of Georgia in the mid-1750s. The square contains a bronze statue by Marshall Daugherty honoring John...

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  • 29. Lucas theatre

    Went to the Lucas for a symphony. 1st time in over 40 years that I have been to the Lucas Theatre. Great restoration. They used to play only movies here in the 60's. Now you have live music, plays &...

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  • 30. Battlefield Park

    By 1778 the American Revolution was at full swing. While the British had won, or at least earned a draw in most early battles, in late 1776 and into 1777 the tides of the war slowly started to swing...

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  • 31. Wright Square

    4 out of 5 stars

    Funny that they would name a square after someone who issued a decree of summary execution for any one inciting rebellion. But then again Savannah has many quirks. A beautiful square like most in...

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  • 32. Davenport house

    The finest example of Federalist architecture in Savannah. It came close to being demolished to make room for a parking lot but became the first major preservation effort of seven local ladies who...

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  • 33. Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

    Juliette Gordon Low, a Savannah native, founded the Girl Scouts. Her birthplace, the Gordon House in Savannah's historic district, has been preserved as a museum by the Girl Scouts, who provide tours...

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  • 34. Monterey Square

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    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...

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  • 35. Hamilton-Turner House

    The Savannah park side mansion was built in 1873 for wealthy jeweler and city mayor, Samuel Pugh Hamilton. The aristocrat's home was the first in Savannah Georgia to install electricity. It is said...

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  • 36. Orleans Square

    Orleans Square was named for the victory of General Andrew "Old Hickory" Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans, during the War of 1812. The Square was laid out in 1815. Just beside is the Civic...

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  • 37. Chippewa Square

    It is located at Bull and McDonough, almost in the historic district center. Its name comes from an American victory during the war of 1812 against England. The battle is also known as the...

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  • 38. Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum

    5 out of 5 stars

    The Mighty Eighth was a great part of our American history, and this museum is a great place to learn all about thier sacrafices and gains they made for us all. My girls even got to see some pictures...

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  • 39. Troup Square

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    Troup Square was laid out in 1851 and named for former Georgia Governor, Congressman, and Senator, George Troup. It is one of only two squares named for a person living at the time (the other being...

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  • 40. Revolutionary War Haitian Soldiers Monument

    Erected in 2007, this monument commemorates the participation of some 700 Haitian soldiers in the American Revolutionary War in 1779. They were the largest unit of Black soldiers in the whole war....

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  • 41. Greene Square

    This square was named to honor General Nathanial Greene, second in command to George Washington in the American Revolution. He is memorialised with an obelisk in Johnson square. It was the first...

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  • 42. Telfair Square

    This Square was named to honor Edward Telfair, three time governor of Georgia (1786-1792). Just beside the square, the is the Telfair Academy of Art. I was resting in this park when I saw a brown...

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  • 43. Laurel Grove Cemetery

    Laid out in 1852, Laurel Grove Cemetery is the oldest in Savannah and one of the oldest in the Country. The founder of the Girl Scouts of America, Juliette Gordon Lowe, is buried here. The stately...

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  • 44. Savannah College of Art and Design

    SCAD is everywhere in Savannah. It is the Savannah College of Art and Design. Numerous buildings have been bought and restored by the school and you can see evidence of the art students everywhere....

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  • 45. Green-Meldrum House

    the green-meldrum house is an interesting gothic villa designed by john norris in 1853. green was a wealthy cotton merchant. the green house was said to be the most expensive antebellum mansion in...

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  • 46. Christ Church

    Christ Church was founded in 1733 as the first church in the state of Georgia. It is Episcopal and still serves as a working church to this day. One of the early rectors, John Wesley, is said to have...

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  • 47. Savannah History Museum

    The Savannah History Museum is a nice, family-friendly museum that gives you a good overview of various aspects of Savannah's history. It is located in Savannah's old railroad passenger terminal....

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  • 48. Whitefield Square

    This square is named for the Reverent George Whitefield, an early minister in the colony, friend of John Wesley, and founder of the Bethesda Orphanage in 1740. Done in 1851, this was the last of the...

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  • 49. Saunter Savannah Walking Tour

    Savannah features three century of history, a unique urban plan and one of the most beautiful downtown areas in the United States. Saunter in Savannah, a 90 minute walking tour that showcases the...

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  • 50. Washington Square

    Added in 1790 with Warren Square, Washington Square once bordered the Trustees' Garden in those early days and was known as Eastern Common. The Pirates House is nearby (20 E. Broad Street)....

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