• Green Meldrim House – Savannah Historic Attractions

    The Green Meldrim House Savannah Historic Attraction is a historic mansion on the corner of Madison Square in Savannah. The house is one of the South’s finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture and features an intricate cast iron portico and a beautiful ironwork porch that wraps around three sides of the house. For more information about this amazing attraction in Savannah - just moments from our Savannah Vacation Rentals - read on!   About the House   In

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  • Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah

    Top Savannah Historic Attractions   Fort Pulaski National Monument in Savannah is an American Civil War-era fort on Cockspur Island located between Savannah and Tybee Island. The fort is famous because in 1862 the Union Army successfully tested a rifled cannon in combat, making brick fortifications no longer useful. The fort was also used a prisoner of war camp for imprisoned Confederate officers during the American Civil War.   Visiting Fort Pulaski in Savannah   The national monument has a visitors’

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  • Old Fort Jackson in Savannah

    Top Things to See in Savannah GA Named after James Jackson, Old Fort Jackson in Savannah is the oldest standing brick fort in Georgia. The beautifully preserved fort was built in 1808 and is located on the Savannah River to protect the city of Savannah. This National Historic Landmark is a must-see on your next trip to Savannah.   Visiting the Fort   You should plan to spend about an hour on your trip to the fort. Visitors can walk

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  • First African Baptist Church

    See One of the Top Historic Attractions in Savannah GA The First African Baptist Church in Savannah is located next to Franklin Square in downtown Savannah. The church is thought to be the oldest African-American church in the country. It was founded by former slaves while the United States was still under British rule. History of the Church Not only is it thought to be the oldest African-American congregation in the United States, but the church was also

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  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah

    Significant Historic Attractions in Savannah The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a Roman Catholic church at 222 East Harris Street on Lafayette Square in the historic district of Savannah. Construction on the French Gothic style cathedral began in 1873 and was completed in 1896. Offering amazing insight into 19th century Savannah, as well as incredible artwork throughout, this is one of the must-visit historic attractions in Savannah! Read on to learn more! History Originally established in

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  • Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah

    Top Savannah GA Historic Attractions Bonaventure Cemetery is a 160-acre public cemetery on a bluff overlooking the scenic Wilmington River just east of Savannah. This historic cemetery is a must see on your list of places to visit in Savannah, as it is considered one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country. While a cemetery might not seem like a usual tourist destination, the old marble tombstones, statues, and iron gates

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  • The Andrew Low House

    Top Savannah GA Activities   The Andrew Low House was built in 1848 on a lot facing Lafayette Square in Savannah. Andrew Low, who was a cotton broker from Scotland, hired New York architect John Norris to design and build this beautiful Italian-style mansion. The Andrew Low House remained in his family until his daughter-in-law Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of America, passed away in 1927. The National Society of the Colonial Dames of

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