Savannah was established in 1733 and wears its age with pride. The city has been referred to as a living history lesson or time-capsule because of the celebrated preservation efforts of its residents. This world-class city hosts over 6.5 million visitors per year because of its Southern charm, vast and interesting history, hospitality, beautiful architecture, gardens, flora and breath-taking beauty.
The Savannah Self-Guided Walking Tour is the most comprehensive tour in the city and was written in 2010.
Three separate walking tours highlight 111 landmarks, are centered around 22 of the remaining 24 famous squares. Each of the three routes are two miles which makes for an easy walk. A route map with numbered stops that corresponds to the text is included to keep readers on track.
Beautiful photos are intermingled with the text which is extremely organized, descriptive, historically accurate and professionally written.
Points of Interests Included in the Tours:
– Each point of interest has a descriptive text paragraph
– Learn the background and history of Savannah’s founding
– Factors Row & Walk
– River Street and the Savannah River
– Beautiful Spanish moss strewn live oak trees
– All of the famous squares
– Monuments & memorials
– Landmarks around the squares
– Forsyth Park and its beautiful fountain (seen on the cover)
– The City Market
– Meander down alleyways, cobblestone and tabby streets
– Mercer-Williams House (Main setting for the movie – Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil)
– General Sherman’s Headquarters during the occupation of Savannah
– Civil & Revolutionary War Monuments and sites
– Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Church and other famous churches
– Scene locations from the movie Forrest Gump
– See amazing gardens and flora
– Haunted houses and who’s reportedly doing the haunting
– Colonial Park Cemetery and the yellow fever epidemic
– African American history and Savannah’s connection to slavery
– Walk by the Food Network star Paula Deen’s restaurant – The Lady & Sons
– House and art museums
and much more!
Written in: 2010
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