Savannah Things to Do

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  • 26. Troup Square

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 27. Savannah Cotton Exchange

    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...

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  • 28. Temple Mickve Israel

    5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 29. Columbia Square

    It is set up in 1799 according to the initial Oglethorpe's plan. Beside there is the Davenport's house (324 East State Street), a contractor who contributed to give its orginal architectural style to...

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  • 30. Monterey Square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 31. Reynolds Square

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 32. 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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  • 33. 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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  • 34. 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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  • 35. 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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  • 36. 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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  • 37. Daffin Park

    This is just somewhere to go that is gorgeous and peaceful. It's just a park, not an attraction. Nothing to buy or eat. Beautiful trees, pretty fountains, somewhere to relax. It's also the home of...

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  • 38. 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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  • 39. 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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  • 40. 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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  • 41. 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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  • 42. 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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  • 43. 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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  • 44. 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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  • 45. 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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  • 46. 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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  • 47. 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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  • 48. Lucas theatre

    The Lucas Theater was built in 1921 on the corner of Abercorn and Congress Street in Savannah, Georgia. It was built for Colonel Arthur Lewis by C. K. Howell as a theater. The Lucas Theater is a four...

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  • 49. 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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  • 50. Wright Square

    The square was laid out in 1733. It was one of the first squares set up by Oglethorpe. the square took its permanent name in 1763, in honor of Royal Governor James Wright. I had in mind the first...

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