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Visitors Center

234 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

305 Fahm Ave, Savannah, GA 31415, USA

200 Fahm St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

201-205 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

14 Hull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

7-13 W Perry St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

234 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Madison Square

6 W Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

7-9 W Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

10 W Taylor St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Mercer House, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

1 W Gaston St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

501 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

99 W Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Forsyth Park

15 E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

1098 Drayton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

101-111 E Hall St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

615 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

612-698 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

609-619 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Massie Heritage Museum

201-299 E Gordon Ln, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

439 Price St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

418 E Taylor St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

422 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

401 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

329-337 Price St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

401-499 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

321 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

123 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

330 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Cathedral of St. John The Baptist

313 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

132 E Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

132 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

150 W State St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

119 Jefferson St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

City Market

28-32 Jefferson St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

287-299 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

1 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

15 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

19-23 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

31-39 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

26-48 W State St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

1-5 W York St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

128-132 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

122 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

200-202 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

107 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Davenport House

115 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

125 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

130-132 Houston St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

541 E President St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

106-138 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Pirates House

20 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

601 E Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

914 River St Access, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

River Street

407 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

2 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

2-8 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

364-398 E Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Bay Street/Factors Walk

200 E Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Exchange Bell

914 River St Access, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

1-9 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Ellis Square

200-248 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31410, USA

374-398 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

401-411 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

2 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Ships of the Sea Museum

41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

147 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Old Town Trolley Welcome Center

214 W Boundary St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

200-298 Fahm St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Visitors Center

234 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401 GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

305 Fahm Ave, Savannah, GA 31415, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

200 Fahm St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

201-205 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

14 Hull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

7-13 W Perry St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

234 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Madison Square

6 W Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

7-9 W Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

10 W Taylor St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Mercer House, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

1 W Gaston St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

501 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

99 W Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Forsyth Park

15 E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

1098 Drayton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

101-111 E Hall St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

615 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

612-698 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

609-619 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Massie Heritage Museum

201-299 E Gordon Ln, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

439 Price St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

418 E Taylor St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

422 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

401 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

329-337 Price St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

401-499 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

321 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

123 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

330 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Cathedral of St. John The Baptist

313 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

132 E Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

132 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

150 W State St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

119 Jefferson St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

City Market

28-32 Jefferson St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

287-299 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

1 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

15 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

19-23 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

31-39 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

26-48 W State St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

1-5 W York St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

128-132 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

122 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

200-202 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

107 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Davenport House

115 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

324 E State St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

125 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

130-132 Houston St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

541 E President St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

106-138 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Pirates House

20 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

601 E Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

914 River St Access, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

River Street

407 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

2 E Broad St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

2-8 Habersham St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

364-398 E Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Bay Street/Factors Walk

200 E Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Exchange Bell

914 River St Access, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

1-9 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Ellis Square

200-248 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31410, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

374-398 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

401-411 W Bay St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

2 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Ships of the Sea Museum

41 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

147 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

Old Town Trolley Welcome Center

214 W Boundary St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING

200-298 Fahm St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA GET DIRECTIONS PARKING
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Visitors Center

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Housed inside a historic Central of Georgia Railway Passenger Station, The Savannah Visitor’s Center is the place to go to learn all about Georgia’s first city. You’ll receive a friendly greeting and have access to info, tour maps, brochures and refreshments. The staff is always delighted to assist guests with finding the most interesting and entertaining sites in the city.

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Harper Fowlkes House

The Harper Fowlkes House is a beautifully furnished Greek Revival Mansion with a stunning garden and fascinating story. Owned by a prominent family in its first 100 years, it was purchased by a woman before her time, preservationist Alida Harper, who gave it to the Society of the Cincinnati for its GA headquarters, an organization founded by George Washington’s officers.

Filled with period antiques, this is a Must See in Savannah, having been selected as one of the top 25 Historic Homes in America by Traditional Home magazine.

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Civic Center

When it comes to entertainment, the Savannah Civic Center hosts it all. The center was built in 1974 and is able to accommodate up to 9,600 attendees. From Monster Truck Shows to figure skating, concerts, exhibits, conventions, athletic and social events, the Civic Center draws locals and visitors alike.

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Savannah History Museum

Located inside the Savannah Visitor Information Center, The Savannah History Museum gives visitors a look into the city’s fascinating past from 1733 to the present day. Take your time as you stroll through a variety of exhibits that chronicle the many events and people that have shaped this grand city.

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Roundhouse Railroad Museum


Originally the site of the Central Georgia Railway Headquarters, the Roundhouse Railroad Museum was considered to be the most up-to-date, revolutionary facility of its time. Handling freight, passengers, maintenance and manufacturing at this single location, the Railway Headquarters was an indispensable site for a number of years.
 After being abandoned in the 1960’s, several local enthusiasts worked to save the buildings from destruction and today the railway is a National Historic Landmark, a “Save America’s Treasures” Site, and Georgia’s State Railroad Museum.

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Battlefield Park

On October 9, 1779, the French, Haitians and American troops battled against the British soldiers who were defending Savannah. The battle ended with Britain still holding on to the city and more than 800 troops from each side either wounded or killed. Many of the dead were buried on the spot with no monuments to mark their graves. 
Today, Coastal Heritage Society is working to create a moving memorial in tribute to the many soldiers who lost their lives in the battle of Savannah.

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Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum


Ralph Mark Gilbert was the pastor of the historic First African Baptist Church from 1939 to 1956. He was a visionary, seeking to improve the lives and opportunities of African Americans. Recognized for his pioneering spirit, he served as a catalyst for many great changes during that era. He developed the West Broad Street YMCA in the late 1940’s and reorganized the Savannah branch of the NAACP. Under his leadership, more than forty NAACP chapters were organized by 1950 in Georgia.

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Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

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Juliette Gordon Low was born in a Georgian mansion in the historic district of the city. Her birthplace, the city’s first National Historic Landmark, is now a museum dedicated to her life and the Girl Scouts of America and is visited by thousands of people each year.

 Step Inside For a Historic Journey. 
Juliette Gordon Low was born on October 31, 1860 in an English Regency style mansion located in Savannah. It’s here that visitors can now learn about her remarkable life and her founding of the Girl Scouts.

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Independent Presbyterian Church


Founded in 1755, the Independent Presbyterian Church was originally called The Presbyterian Church and is considered to be the mother of Georgia Presbyterianism. With more than 250 years of history and authentic beauty, the church offers a special experience to people of all faiths. When a hurricane damaged the church in the 1800’s, plans were made to reconstruct it to its original condition. It is said that the rebuilding was so costly that pews were sold to the public to help cover the expenses. The average price of a family pew was $1,140.

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Chippewa Square

One of the many lovely squares that are so much a part of Savannah’s history and charm, Chippewa Square, was established in 1815 as a tribute to the Battle of Chippewa in the War of 1812. Its location in the heart of Savannah’s historic district made it a popular social spot then and now.

A detailed statue of General James Oglethorpe stands in the center of the square, honoring the man who founded Georgia in 1733.

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Savannah Bee Company

For a sweet departure from your sightseeing, stop into the Savannah Bee Company Flagship store located at 104 West Broughton Street, just a short walk from Chippewa Square. This charming shop is not only a great place to buy a variety of honey and beeswax products, but also to learn about beekeeping and how the honey is made.

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Jepson Center for the Arts

Located at 207 York Street, this modern building stands out among the many historic buildings in the area. A part of the Telfair Museums, the Jepson Center for The Arts lures visitors in with an extensive collection of artwork, an interactive children’s museum and a charming café. Enjoy a relaxing lunch as the sunlight fills the room in the center of the museum that overlooks the square. Temporary and permanent exhibits showcase everything from photography to sculpture, making it a great outing for art enthusiasts and adults and children of all ages.

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Colonial Park Cemetery

The Colonial Park Cemetery has been a part of Savannah history for more than two centuries. From 1750 until 1853, most residents who died in the area were buried in this shaded, moss-draped cemetery. Among them are various prominent people including Revolutionary War Soldiers. When visitors walk through they can see some of the oldest gravestones in the Southern United States. And they can experience the history that lives within these grounds.

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ShopSCAD

This unique shop located at 340 Bull Street features original works of art and crafts from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Pick up a masterpiece created by some of the best and brightest artists who are alumni and students from SCAD. You’ll surely be the owner of a work of art that is a one-of-a-kind. The shop sells everything from photography, paintings, jewelry, sculpture and pottery to handbags, clothing and much more.

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Wright Square Antique Mall

Just a short walk away from the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace on State Street, this cool shop features antiques and collectibles from more than 30 local dealers. From vintage clothing, jewelry, purses and furniture to art pieces, LP albums and many other knick-knacks, it’s a great stop on your sightseeing excursions, especially for those who enjoy picking up unique souvenirs and gifts.

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Madison Square

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Sorrel Weed House

Constructed between 1835 and 1840 by Charles Cluskey, this Savannah historic landmark and museum is considered to be one of the finest examples of Greek Revival and Regency architecture in the area. The Sorrel Weed House was constructed for Francis Sorrel, who was a prominent commission merchant to the West Indies. Many well known people have visited the home, including General Robert E. Lee, who was a long standing friend of Francis Sorrel.

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Green-Meldrim House

Situated on Madison Square, the Green-Meldrim House was built in 1850 for cotton merchant Charles Green.  In 1892 the home was purchased by Judge Peter Meldrim whose heirs later sold it to St. John’s Episcopal Church. The home’s amazing past includes a brief residency by General Sherman after he took the city in 1864.

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Temple Mickve Israel

Upon first glance, many might mistake Temple Mickve Israel for a church. Its striking Gothic architecture includes slightly pointed windows, pinnacles and stained glass windows. Built in 1876, Temple Mickve Israel is home to the third oldest Jewish congregation in America. It is located on Monterey square, and considered to be an icon for Savannah’s Jewish community. The temples vast history spans more than two centuries with the arrival of Savannah’s first Jewish settlers in 1733. They came from Portugal, in an attempt to escape the Spanish Inquisition.

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Mercer House

For those who enjoy history and exquisite architecture, the Mercer-Williams House is a must see. After a century of prominent residents, the house was purchased by famed Savannah preservationist Jim Williams. Williams spent two years restoring the Mercer House and today guests can take tours to experience its sophisticated charm. Furniture and art from William’s private collection are on display including 18th and 19th century portraits, drawings and a collection of Chinese porcelain.

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Mrs. Wilkes Boarding House

For a true taste of Savannah, stop in at Mrs. Wilkes Boarding House. Set in an old brick building that dates back to 1870, this is one of Savannah’s legendary spots. Mrs. Wilkes passed away in 2003 and although she had not taken in any boarders in around 40 years, her hometown cooking and hospitality continue on. The famous dining room is so popular that although the sign is not visible from the road, hungry tourists and locals alike begin lining up before the restaurant even opens every morning. Serving up family-style meals at large tables, Mrs. Wilkes Boarding House delights guests with traditional down home fried chicken, gumbo, creamed corn, Savannah red rice, biscuits and more. Come hungry and ready to dine alongside of folks you may not know; because at Mrs. Wilkes, everyone is family and is seated together at large 10-top tables.

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St. John's Episcopal Church

St. John’s Episcopal Church stands in the historic Madison Square, welcoming worshipers to various services throughout the week. It was founded in 1840 to help increase the Episcopal presence in Georgia and to provide a first bishop of the diocese. Stephen Elliot Junior was consecrated as Bishop of Georgia in February 1841 and St. John’s first building soon followed.

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Forsyth Park

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From its very beginning, locals and visitors to Savannah have flocked to Forsyth Park for its unique blend of natural beauty, history and attractions. It’s the largest and oldest park in Savannah, spanning 30-acres and is where adults, youth, families and people of all ages come to see the sights, run, play and relax. Often the setting for football and Frisbee games, skateboarders, walkers and joggers also love the gorgeous ambiance of Forsyth Park. For those with an interest in History, Forsyth has more than its share.

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King Tisdell Cottage

The King-Tisdell Cottage is an African-American heritage museum named for its African-American owners, Eugene and Sarah King, and Sarah King and Robert Tisdell. This museum of African-American Savannah and the Sea Islands is owned and operated by the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, which also owns and operates the Negro Heritage Trail Tours and the Beach Institute on the corner of Price and Harris Streets.

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Beach Institute

The Beach Institute houses the offices of the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation Inc., the Ulysses Davis Collection, and frequent exhibits.

Massie Heritage Museum

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Massie School opened in 1856 as Savannah’s first free public school, operating continuously except for its use as a Union hospital during the Civil War Federal occupation of the city and as a Freedmen’s school during Reconstruction. Closed as a regular school in 1974, Massie reopened in 1977 as a teaching museum for history and architecture with programs attracting visitors of all ages, serving over 20,000 visitors last year. A local school system property, the site hosts exhibitions and programs throughout the year.

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Clary's Restaurant

If you have ever visited Clary’s Café, then you know that they’re about far more than the food. It is a place full of nostalgia and intriguing characters. It is a colorful mosaic of times and people and the bonds that have formed throughout the years. The feelings of home and family are evident when you walk through the door. As you look around at all of the knickknacks, paintings, family pictures and memorabilia that form its décor, you may wonder how a drugstore could have evolved into what you see now… World Famous Clary’s Café. Remember, We serve breakfast all day!

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Temple Mickve Israel

Upon first glance, many might mistake Temple Mickve Israel for a church. Its striking Gothic architecture includes slightly pointed windows, pinnacles and stained glass windows. Built in 1876, Temple Mickve Israel is home to the third oldest Jewish congregation in America. It is located on Monterey square, and considered to be an icon for Savannah’s Jewish community. The temples vast history spans more than two centuries with the arrival of Savannah’s first Jewish settlers in 1733. They came from Portugal, in an attempt to escape the Spanish Inquisition.

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Mercer House

For those who enjoy history and exquisite architecture, the Mercer-Williams House is a must see. After a century of prominent residents, the house was purchased by famed Savannah preservationist Jim Williams. Williams spent two years restoring the Mercer House and today guests can take tours to experience its sophisticated charm. Furniture and art from William’s private collection are on display including 18th and 19th century portraits, drawings and a collection of Chinese porcelain.

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Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church

Established in 1868 as a living monument to John and Charles Wesley, we are privileged to receive visitors from around the world who desire to worship in this beautiful setting. The beautiful memorial windows of European stained glass were in place, each one dedicated to one of Methodism’s historic personalities.  The “Wesley Window”, which faces the pulpit from the rear balcony, shows life-sized busts of John and Charles Wesley, and at the top of the window a globe bears John Wesley’s famous utterance, “The world is my parish”.

The needlepoint altar kneeling pads, lovingly stitched by the ladies of our congregation with that same logo, were dedicated on June 25, 2000.

Cathedral of St. John The Baptist

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A glorious Savannah attraction to behold, the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is an architectural masterpiece and the seat of the diocese of Savannah. In the French-Gothic style, pointed arches and magnificent details make a breathtaking backdrop to the gorgeous Savannah skyline. It was founded in 1700 by the first French Colonists and although the original early structures were destroyed by fire, the current cathedral dates back to 1874.

Visitors can take a self-guided tour of the cathedral, enjoying the amazing Twin Spires and picturesque exterior as well as the Italian marble, Austrian stained glass and opulent Persian rugs of the interior. On any day of the year, a stop at the Cathedral of St. John is a fantastic experience.

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Flannery O'Connor House

Born as Mary Flannery O’Connor in 1925, the beloved southern author dropped her first name when she entered college and became known as just Flannery. Her childhood home is now a house museum where visitors can get a feel for the life she led before she became famous. The three-story home offers a quaint atmosphere where lectures, readings and other programs that relate to O’Connor’s best-known works are held.

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First Girl Scouts USA Headquarters

Just next door to the Andrew Low House is the First Girl Scout Headquarters. Originally the carriage house, Juliette willed it to the Girl Scouts USA and upon her death in 1927, the house began its longstanding history of continuous Girl Scout activity. Troop activities, adult training and administrative offices were housed inside the house until 1985 when the Girl Scouts USA Council was moved to its new office on Bull Street. In January of 1996, the Headquarters reopened as a Girl Scout Museum.

From exhibits to interactive educational experiences for Girl Scouts and the community, the museum offers many rewarding opportunities for all who visit.

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Andrew Low House

Built in 1848 for Andrew Low, a wealthy cotton merchant from Scotland, the Andrew Low House is a classic and elegant Savannah mansion. Facing Lafayette Square, its stucco and brick design meshes beautifully with the rich history of the area. The house itself has a colorful and interesting past, as several prominent people often visited the Low family during their residency; Robert E. Lee and William Makepeace Thackeray to name a few.

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Colonial Park Cemetery

The Colonial Park Cemetery has been a part of Savannah history for more than two centuries. From 1750 until 1853, most residents who died in the area were buried in this shaded, moss-draped cemetery. Among them are various prominent people including Revolutionary War Soldiers. When visitors walk through they can see some of the oldest gravestones in the Southern United States. And they can experience the history that lives within these grounds.

City Market

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In the spirit of old Savannah, the historic City Market is alive and bustling, welcoming guests of all ages to enjoy its charming ambiance. In 1755, City Market was where fishermen and farmers brought their wares and where horse-drawn carriages brought people to meet, shop and socialize. Back then, it was Savannah’s social and commercial gathering spot. Though the original structures did not survive various fires, demolition and the eventuality of progress, a group of history enthusiasts worked to revive the City Market and due to their efforts, it is once again a center of activity.

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Telfair Museum of Art

What began in 1886 as a small museum housed in the home of the Telfair family, today spans several different sites providing a wonderful view of the arts for all to share. And the Telfair’s newest addition, The Jepson Center for the Arts is one of today’s most modern, state-of-the-art facilities.

The Telfair Museum of Art includes the original building, the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Owens-Thomas House and the Jepson Center for the Arts. The Academy building and the Owens-Thomas House are National Historic Landmarks.

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Trolley Gift Shop

There’s no better time to pick up some memorable gifts for family and friends or even a special something for you. Stop in at Trolley Stop Gifts for a variety of gifts, souvenirs, stationery and more.

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Ellis Square

Broughton Street is known for its charming collection of fine shops, boutiques and restaurants. Whether you enjoy window shopping or are on the lookout for the perfect souvenir, you’re sure to find it here. Beyond shopping and dining, there are many attractions nearby to put on your Savannah vacation itinerary.

Davenport House

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The Davenport House is a Federal-style house that was constructed in 1820 by master-builder Isaiah Davenport. Davenport was known for his skill and talents in the building industry and the house served as a showcase of his work as well as a family home. He lived in the house with his wife and family until he passed away from yellow fever in 1827. When threatened with demolition in the mid 1950’s, seven Savannah women got together to save the Davenport House.

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Colonial Park Cemetery

The Colonial Park Cemetery has been a part of Savannah history for more than two centuries. From 1750 until 1853, most residents who died in the area were buried in this shaded, moss-draped cemetery. Among them are various prominent people including Revolutionary War Soldiers. When visitors walk through they can see some of the oldest gravestones in the Southern United States. And they can experience the history that lives within these grounds.

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Kehoe House

Another gem among the many exquisite historic places in Savannah, the Kehoe House has been meticulously restored to capture its original 1892 glamour. The Renaissance Revival mansion is located in Savannah’s historic district and is now an opulent boutique hotel. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel was once the home to William Kehoe and his family.

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Telfair Owens-Thomas House

The Owens-Thomas House was the first Regency Mansion built by the then young architect William Jay and is considered to be one of the finest examples of that style of architecture in the United States. Completed in 1819, the English house was constructed mostly with local materials and was remarkable because of its curving walls, Greek-inspired ornamental molding, half-moon arches, stained-glass panels, and furniture. Today, people from around the world come to be inspired by the beauty that abounds throughout this historic house.

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Pirates House

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Step into The Pirate’s House for a taste of what Savannah was like in the mid 1700’s. It was a time when visiting sailors came off the seas to eat hearty meals, share a story about their adventures and raise a ruckus. An Inn, just steps away from the Savannah River, served as a watering-hole for pirates and seamen from the Seven Seas. Today, that very Inn is The Pirate’s House, a specialty restaurant featuring authentic Georgia cuisine served in a theme reminiscent of its early roots. 15 separate dining rooms showcase Pirate artifacts and seafaring décor.

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Riverwalk

A stroll down Savannah’s Riverwalk is not only pleasing, it’s truly serene. Walk along the Savannah River; stop in for a bite at any of 21 restaurants or simply enjoy the scenery as you head towards the adjoining River Street, just a short distance away. On River Street, in the heart of historic Savannah, you’ll find everything from sweets to teddy bears, Harley Davidson apparel, and art galleries housed inside restored Cotton Warehouses.

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Morell Park/Waving Girl Statue

Florence Martus embodied the true spirit of Southern Hospitality. For forty-four years she greeted every ship entering the Savannah port by waving a cloth from her home on Elba Island. She was the sister of the Elba Island light-keeper and from 1887 to 1931 she was well-known for her welcoming persona. The Waving Girl Statue by Felix De Weldon, stands in Morrell Park on the Riverfront in tribute to Florence.

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Olympic Torch

The Olympic Torch Sculpture on the riverfront is a touching monument that radiates the American spirit of victory and of athletic competition. The sculpture features an Olympic Torch surrounded by five columns that symbolize the five Olympic rings. Framing the flame are billowing sails that represent the sailboats in the Official Olympic Yachting events held in Savannah.

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Rainbow Row

Located in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District one block from River Street, Rainbow Row is a collection of charming Carpenter Italianate-style row homes. Just off Washington Square, each unit features Victorian-era details, a courtyard and a unique color scheme that embodies the ambiance of old Savannah. These distinctive properties are within easy walking distance of the Old Pink House.

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Celtics Cross Monument

To celebrate the rich Irish heritage of many of Savannah’s residents, The Celtic Cross Monument was erected in Emmet Park in 1983. The beautiful Irish Limestone Celtic Cross was hand-carved in Ireland and is truly a lovely sight for all to see.

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Colonial District

The scenery that inspires poets, writers and dreamers, the Savannah Colonial District is a memorable journey back to an era gone by. Cobblestone streets lead to traditional colonial homes, mansions and beautiful gardens. The aroma of gardenias and magnolias will sweetly awaken your senses as will the marvelous beauty of the largest Historic Landmark District in the United States. See many graciously restored homes, churches, parks and squares framed by hundred-year old oaks whose sweeping branches create an amazing setting. Imagine the life and times of the earliest Savannah settlers as you tour the original neighborhoods where their intriguing past comes to life.

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Marriott Riverfront

Picturesque views of the river are just a sample of the ambiance and amenities one enjoys when they stay at the Marriott Riverfront. From gorgeously appointed guest rooms to suites, restaurants, bars, a fitness center and spa, guests of the hotel may not ever want to wander. Yet if they do, they’re in for a treat, because with access to River Street via Riverwalk, they’ll be immersed in Savannah’s charming taverns, shops and restaurants.

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International Seaman's House

In colonial days, the International Seaman’s House was where sailors arriving in the port of Georgia came to receive a friendly welcome, engage in entertainment, listen to music and receive religious comfort if desired by various visiting Chaplains. Located on Houston Street, the International Seaman’s House is a Historic House that now hosts many special events such as weddings.

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Chatham Artillery Monument

The Chatham Artillery Monument was erected in Emmet Park in 1986 and was inspired by the 101st Airborne Memorial in Arlington Cemetery. A large, gray granite base supports a stunning bronze eagle with its wings spread. Rising to approximately 11 feet, the memorial is a striking sight and among other memorials in Emmet Park.

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Vietnam Veterans Monument

Another moving tribute found in Emmet Park, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was placed in 1991 by the Vietnam Memorial Committee. A large reflecting pool is surrounded by steps and a marble base lists the names of the Chatham County soldiers who were killed in the Vietnam War. A replica of Vietnam sits in the center of the pool, while a bronze battlefield grave marker is mounted on top. Guests to the park who view the monument gain an understanding of the sacrifices the local Savannah soldiers made to serve their country.

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Emmet Park

 A beloved spot to many Irish residents and local Savannahians, Emmet Park was originally known as the Strand and the Irish Green. It’s located near a neighborhood that was home to many Irish Savannahians. In 1902, it was renamed Emmet Park as a tribute to Robert Emmet, an Irish patriot, who was considered to be a hero to Savannah’s Irish community. Several blocks long, Emmet Park is known for its thriving landscape which provides a beautiful shady setting. The park is historically significant to Savannah because of the variety of monuments and memorials. The Old City Exchange Bell is kept here and is all that is left from the City Exchange building which was destroyed by a hurricane.

River Street

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Popular with locals and visitors, East River Street is an integral part of the historic Savannah Waterfront. From eateries to fine dining, art galleries and boutiques, there’s something appealing for every taste.

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Riverwalk

A stroll down Savannah’s Riverwalk is not only pleasing, it’s truly serene. Walk along the Savannah River; stop in for a bite at any of 21 restaurants or simply enjoy the scenery as you head towards the adjoining River Street, just a short distance away. On River Street, in the heart of historic Savannah, you’ll find everything from sweets to teddy bears, Harley Davidson apparel, and art galleries housed inside restored Cotton Warehouses.

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Simply Savannah

Simply Savannah is the gift shop for your entire one-stop shopping needs for all traditional southern souvenirs. A shoppers’ delight specializing in anything and everything Savannah and Georgia related from magnolias, Bird Girl statues, and dozens of books ranging in topic from guidebooks, cooking, “Midnight”, and ghosts.

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Ghosts and Gravestones
Time to EXPLORE: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Unseen spirits stroll among the living in the streets and squares of Savannah – “America’s Most Haunted City!”

Hear the tales no other tours dare tell as shadows play tricks on your mind.

 Journey through time with EXCLUSIVE nighttime entry into TWO of Savannah’s most haunted venues.

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Marriott Riverfront

Picturesque views of the river are just a sample of the ambiance and amenities one enjoys when they stay at the Marriott Riverfront. From gorgeously appointed guest rooms to suites, restaurants, bars, a fitness center and spa, guests of the hotel may not ever want to wander. Yet if they do, they’re in for a treat, because with access to River Street via Riverwalk, they’ll be immersed in Savannah’s charming taverns, shops and restaurants.

Bay Street/Factors Walk

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In 1817, Factor’s Walk was the original site for the Cotton Exchange. The area got its name because this is where the men, called factors, walked back and forth through several stories of buildings in this center of commercial activity. It was their job to factor how much cotton came in to be sold and to make things more productive; a network of iron and concrete walkways connected the buildings. In those days, and for over a century, Savannah played a big role in the cotton industry and Factors Walk was at the heart of it. The historic area runs east to west above the river with iron steps and bridges linking the old cotton warehouses on the river with the streets on a higher level.

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Broughton Street

Whether you love to shop or just love to stroll, Broughton Street in downtown Savannah brings it all together for visitors of all ages. Much like the “main street” of any city, this quaint section of town provides a multitude of shops, restaurants and scenery. Antiques are plentiful, while small boutiques offer specialty clothing, gifts, art and eclectic items. Historic buildings house these charming shops and are a treat to visit even if you’re not looking to shop.

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Wesley Monument

Known as the Father of Methodism, John Wesley is forever remembered in Reynolds Square in historic downtown Savannah. The monument constructed to honor him and his leadership of the Methodist Church stands in the center of the square. Many believe that this is the site of his residence and gardens and thus this is why it was chosen. Although Wesley only lived in Savannah for two short years, he was known for his religious ideals and for forming a Protestant sect that later became the Methodist Church.

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Christ Church

A marvelous Greek-revival building, the Christ Church was founded in 1733. Upon first glance visitors notice its dignified presence, stately columns and slim side windows. The building was reconstructed in 1838 and today is home to many original artifacts.
 Among the several rectors who presided over the church is John Wesley, the founder of Methodism. Wesley is known for his musical gift and interests and for publishing his collection of Psalms and Hymns, the first publication of its kind in America.

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Lucas Theatre

Arthur Lucas was a brilliant marketer. After the opening of his namesake theater in Savannah in 1921, he kept track of the wedding, birth and birthday announcements that appeared in the paper. Then, he sent free tickets to residents on their birthdays, anniversaries and as wedding and congratulations gifts. For more than 40 years, people from all across the city came to the Lucas Theater to see the various films, shows and concerts. After closing in 1976, the historic theater was threatened with destruction on several occasions.

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City Hall

When the original design of the City Hall building inSavannah called for ornate statues of chariots and horses, the cost to build such a structure was around $200,000—a monumental sum in those days. To keep the cost down, the statues were excluded from the final plans and the Renaissance Revival building began to be constructed. Built in 1901, the structure replaced the original 1799 building and was an impressive sight located on Yamacraw Bluff. The first City council meeting took place in the then City Exchange Building on January 3, 1906. A spectacular architectural masterpiece, City Hall features a domed roof that rises 70 feet into the air.

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Washington Guns

Sitting peacefully under a canopy just east of City Hall, the Washington Guns are a quiet reminder to the explosive conflicts facing our country during the Revolutionary War. The cannons, mounted on oak carriages on a platform, were captured from the British in the Battle of Yorktown. George Washington gifted them to the Chatham Artillery militia company of Savannah in 1791 after he visited the city. Some believe that Washington gave the guns to the Artillery because of the fact that they were responsible for providing a proper funeral for Nathaniel Greene, who was Washington’s commanding general and very close friend. In 1936, the Washington Guns were fired in a salute for the anniversary of the Chatham Artillery; and in 1961, the breech was blown off the gun during a practice firing.

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Oglethorpe Bench

 A meaningful reminder of the leader that is responsible for creating the city of Savannah, the Oglethorpe Bench is located on Bay Street. The Bench was built in 1906 and is said to be situated on the very spot where General James Edward Oglethorpe pitched a tent and rested on the first night he spent in Georgia. The curved granite bench is a lovely site, with curved steps leading up to it. A stone mosaic decorates the top step making it an interesting and beautiful complement.

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River Street Elevators

To some, the steps that lead to River Street may seem a little steep. Some of the hotels and restaurants offer an elevator that takes you directly down to street level, putting you right in the center of everything you’d want to see and do. There’s also an outdoor elevator to transport visitors to Bay Street from River Street – a quick and convenient way to travel back and forth between the two areas. Located between the Hyatt and City Hall.

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Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Savannah Convention Center and Visitor’s Bureau, offers a stunning setting for conventions, meetings or special events. Located on the northern shore of the Savannah River, the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center provides breathtaking views of Savannah’s bustling waterfront in a world class facility. The center is more than 330,000 sq. ft and provides state-of-the-art amenities to visitors and attendees. The dazzling waterfront complex features exhibit and meeting space, including 13 meeting rooms, four executive board rooms, a 25,000 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom, and a high-tech auditorium.

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Exchange Bell

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This is a small replica of the City Exchange Bell Tower. The fire bell hanging in this replica tower was imported from Amsterdam and dates from 1802. It originally hung in the City Exchange tower which was manned every night due to the ever present threat of fires.

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Celtics Cross Monument

To celebrate the rich Irish heritage of many of Savannah’s residents, The Celtic Cross Monument was erected in Emmet Park in 1983. The beautiful Irish Limestone Celtic Cross was hand-carved in Ireland and is truly a lovely sight for all to see.

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City Hall

When the original design of the City Hall building inSavannah called for ornate statues of chariots and horses, the cost to build such a structure was around $200,000—a monumental sum in those days. To keep the cost down, the statues were excluded from the final plans and the Renaissance Revival building began to be constructed. Built in 1901, the structure replaced the original 1799 building and was an impressive sight located on Yamacraw Bluff. The first City council meeting took place in the then City Exchange Building on January 3, 1906. A spectacular architectural masterpiece, City Hall features a domed roof that rises 70 feet into the air.

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Washington Guns

Sitting peacefully under a canopy just east of City Hall, the Washington Guns are a quiet reminder to the explosive conflicts facing our country during the Revolutionary War. The cannons, mounted on oak carriages on a platform, were captured from the British in the Battle of Yorktown. George Washington gifted them to the Chatham Artillery militia company of Savannah in 1791 after he visited the city. Some believe that Washington gave the guns to the Artillery because of the fact that they were responsible for providing a proper funeral for Nathaniel Greene, who was Washington’s commanding general and very close friend. In 1936, the Washington Guns were fired in a salute for the anniversary of the Chatham Artillery; and in 1961, the breech was blown off the gun during a practice firing.

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Chatham Artillery Monument

The Chatham Artillery Monument was erected in Emmet Park in 1986 and was inspired by the 101st Airborne Memorial in Arlington Cemetery. A large, gray granite base supports a stunning bronze eagle with its wings spread. Rising to approximately 11 feet, the memorial is a striking sight and among other memorials in Emmet Park.

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Vietnam Veterans Monument

Another moving tribute found in Emmet Park, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was placed in 1991 by the Vietnam Memorial Committee. A large reflecting pool is surrounded by steps and a marble base lists the names of the Chatham County soldiers who were killed in the Vietnam War. A replica of Vietnam sits in the center of the pool, while a bronze battlefield grave marker is mounted on top. Guests to the park who view the monument gain an understanding of the sacrifices the local Savannah soldiers made to serve their country.

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Emmet Park

 A beloved spot to many Irish residents and local Savannahians, Emmet Park was originally known as the Strand and the Irish Green. It’s located near a neighborhood that was home to many Irish Savannahians. In 1902, it was renamed Emmet Park as a tribute to Robert Emmet, an Irish patriot, who was considered to be a hero to Savannah’s Irish community. Several blocks long, Emmet Park is known for its thriving landscape which provides a beautiful shady setting. The park is historically significant to Savannah because of the variety of monuments and memorials. The Old City Exchange Bell is kept here and is all that is left from the City Exchange building which was destroyed by a hurricane.

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Bay Street/Factors Walk

In 1817, Factor’s Walk was the original site for the Cotton Exchange. The area got its name because this is where the men, called factors, walked back and forth through several stories of buildings in this center of commercial activity. It was their job to factor how much cotton came in to be sold and to make things more productive; a network of iron and concrete walkways connected the buildings. In those days, and for over a century, Savannah played a big role in the cotton industry and Factors Walk was at the heart of it. The historic area runs east to west above the river with iron steps and bridges linking the old cotton warehouses on the river with the streets on a higher level.

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Customs House

The U.S. Custom House in Savannah was built in 1852 and is Georgia’s oldest federal building. The site of the building was important from the beginning of Savannah history. A one-story frame house, built in 1733, was located on the site and was rented by James Oglethorpe, founder of the colony, on his return visits to Savannah. At the rear of the lot facing Bull Street, stood the Tabernacle and Court House. This building was described as “being one handsome room with a panache on three sides” and served as the colony’s first house of worship. It was on this site that John Wesley, founder of the Methodist church, preached his first sermon on American soil. The U.S. Custom House in Savannah is a Greek Revival structure which is rectangular in form with a raised basement and two floors above. The building is a granite bearing wall structure whose exterior surface is smooth, dressed grey granite from Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Cotton Exchange

The Cotton Exchange was long a symbol of the importance of the cotton industry to the city of Savannah. The building on Bay Street was originally called King Cotton’s Palace and because of its Romanesque architectural style it stood out among the other buildings nearby. Today the historic building is a Solomon’s Masonic Lodge and is open to the public on special occasions. Visitors to the Central River Street area can enjoy the splendid view of the exterior of the building and the griffin, a winged lion of mythology that stands in front surrounded by a fence with medallions of poets and presidents.

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Gryphon

A gryphon is a mythological beast that served to guard ancient treasure. Gryphon fountain is surrounded by elaborate ironwork featuring profiles of famous statesmen and poets. This ironwork was originally located at the Barclay-Wetter House. The original terra cotta gryphon fountain (c 1889) in front of the Cotton Exchange was destroyed in 2008. It took over 10 months to form the mold to have it reconstructed. The new concrete replica was rededicated in December 2009.

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Salzburger's Monument

The Salzburger Monument of Reconciliation was created in 1994 by Austrian artist Anton Thus Waldner and donated by the state of Salzburg. The nearby Salzburger Monument of Reconciliation was dedicated to The Georgia Salzburger Society and given to the City of Savannah in 1994 by the State of Salzburg, Austria in memory of the Lutheran Protestants of Salzburg who were denied religious freedom and expelled from their homeland.

Ellis Square

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Broughton Street is known for its charming collection of fine shops, boutiques and restaurants. Whether you enjoy window shopping or are on the lookout for the perfect souvenir, you’re sure to find it here. Beyond shopping and dining, there are many attractions nearby to put on your Savannah vacation itinerary.

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Telfair Museum of Art

What began in 1886 as a small museum housed in the home of the Telfair family, today spans several different sites providing a wonderful view of the arts for all to share. And the Telfair’s newest addition, The Jepson Center for the Arts is one of today’s most modern, state-of-the-art facilities.

The Telfair Museum of Art includes the original building, the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Owens-Thomas House and the Jepson Center for the Arts. The Academy building and the Owens-Thomas House are National Historic Landmarks.

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Jepson Center for the Arts

Located at 207 York Street, this modern building stands out among the many historic buildings in the area. A part of the Telfair Museums, the Jepson Center for The Arts lures visitors in with an extensive collection of artwork, an interactive children’s museum and a charming café. Enjoy a relaxing lunch as the sunlight fills the room in the center of the museum that overlooks the square. Temporary and permanent exhibits showcase everything from photography to sculpture, making it a great outing for art enthusiasts and adults and children of all ages.

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The Lady and Sons Restaurant

If you love southern cooking or have been dying to try it, make it a point to stop into the famed The Lady and Sons Restaurant. Located at 102 West Congress Street, it is just a short distance away from the trolley stop on Broughton Street. Founded by world-renown celebrity chef and television cooking show host, Paula Deen, The Lady and Sons first opened in 1996 and is owned by Paula and her two sons. Dig into mouth-watering dishes like fried green tomatoes and chicken pot pie or Paula’s original Black Pepper Shrimp.

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Hyatt Regency Hotel

For the perfect union of Southern Hospitality and breathtaking vistas in the ideal waterfront location, head to the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Located on Bay Street in the center of the River Street Historic District, the Hyatt offers guests rooms and suites with glorious views of the River and all the amenities a discerning traveler would expect. Just outside—in between the hotel and City Hall, an outdoor elevator offers a pleasant and convenient ride from Bay Street to River Street. It’s a great way to get to the shops, restaurants and sights of River Street without too much walking.

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First African Baptist Church

A registered historic landmark in the National Registry of Historic Landmarks and Places, the First African Baptist Church was organized in 1773. This magnificent Savannah landmark still contains many of its original elements including several stained glass windows, light fixtures, the baptismal pool and the 1832 Pipe Organ. The pews in the balcony were made by slaves and are nailed on to the floor; you can still see the markings they made in the African dialect known as “Cursive Hebrew”. Come for a visit or to enjoy a Sunday service. Be sure to look up at the “Nine Patch Quilt” design on the ceiling – a symbol that the church was a safe house for slaves.

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West River Street

River Street in Savannah is one of the most visited areas in the city. Whether you sit on a bench and watch the ships and boats coming and going, take a river cruise, check out West Factors Walk and enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants. This historic waterfront area is charming and picturesque – a great spot for vacation photos.

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Bay Street/Factors Walk

In 1817, Factor’s Walk was the original site for the Cotton Exchange. The area got its name because this is where the men, called factors, walked back and forth through several stories of buildings in this center of commercial activity. It was their job to factor how much cotton came in to be sold and to make things more productive; a network of iron and concrete walkways connected the buildings. In those days, and for over a century, Savannah played a big role in the cotton industry and Factors Walk was at the heart of it. The historic area runs east to west above the river with iron steps and bridges linking the old cotton warehouses on the river with the streets on a higher level.

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Cotton Exchange

The Cotton Exchange was long a symbol of the importance of the cotton industry to the city of Savannah. The building on Bay Street was originally called King Cotton’s Palace and because of its Romanesque architectural style it stood out among the other buildings nearby. Today the historic building is a Solomon’s Masonic Lodge and is open to the public on special occasions. Visitors to the Central River Street area can enjoy the splendid view of the exterior of the building and the griffin, a winged lion of mythology that stands in front surrounded by a fence with medallions of poets and presidents.

Ships of the Sea Museum

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 Experience the history of the Mayflower and discover the glory of the Savannah, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic inside the Ships of the Sea Museum. You’ll learn intriguing facts about seagoing vessels that date back two centuries. Through a vast collection of intricate ship models, the history of ships is brought to life. More than 75 ships are in the ship-in-a-bottle exhibit. There’s also paintings, maritime antiques and other artifacts that convey the shipping industry in a compelling display.

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Attractions to explore near this stop

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First African Baptist Church

A registered historic landmark in the National Registry of Historic Landmarks and Places, the First African Baptist Church was organized in 1773. This magnificent Savannah landmark still contains many of its original elements including several stained glass windows, light fixtures, the baptismal pool and the 1832 Pipe Organ. The pews in the balcony were made by slaves and are nailed on to the floor; you can still see the markings they made in the African dialect known as “Cursive Hebrew”. Come for a visit or to enjoy a Sunday service. Be sure to look up at the “Nine Patch Quilt” design on the ceiling – a symbol that the church was a safe house for slaves.

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Franklin Square

Franklin Square was created in 1791 and was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin who was an agent for the Colony of Georgia from 1768 to 1775. In those days, the square was referred to as Water Tank Square, Water Tower Square and the Reservoir Square, because it was the site of the city’s water supply. The square is located at the Western End of City Market, where visitors can find distinctive shops, antiques and fabulous dining experiences.

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Old Town Trolley Welcome Center

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  At the Old Town Trolley Tours Savannah Welcome Center, guests of our tours may enjoy free parking and information about lodging, dining and Savannah attractions in the area given by our expert concierge.

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Roundhouse Railroad Museum


Originally the site of the Central Georgia Railway Headquarters, the Roundhouse Railroad Museum was considered to be the most up-to-date, revolutionary facility of its time. Handling freight, passengers, maintenance and manufacturing at this single location, the Railway Headquarters was an indispensable site for a number of years.
 After being abandoned in the 1960’s, several local enthusiasts worked to save the buildings from destruction and today the railway is a National Historic Landmark, a “Save America’s Treasures” Site, and Georgia’s State Railroad Museum.

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Eugene Tallmadge Bridge

Eugene Talmadge held the office of Governor of Georgia four times in the 1940’s. He was elected again in 1946, but passed away before taking office. The Eugene Talmadge Memorial Bridge, named to honor the former politician, crosses over the Savannah River between Georgia and South Carolina. Originally built in 1953, the bridge was reconstructed in November of 1990 to accommodate the large ships entering the port in Savannah, the largest single terminal container port on the United States eastern seaboard.

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