Top 4 Savannah Historical Places
If you’re looking for things to do in Savannah, GA, take a tour to some of the top four Savannah historical destinations.
- Forsyth Park: Spreading out more than 20 acres, the park was originally laid out in the 1840s and features a massive white fountain on one end that welcomes visitors. Strategically placed benches throughout the park provide an excellent space to sit and enjoy the nature.
- Isaiah Davenport House Museum: This grand Federal-style home of Master Carpenter Isaiah Davenport provides visitors with a rare glimpse into the domestic life of the antebellum port city. The house was restored to its natural state with extensive wood and plasterwork and period-correct furnishings.
- First African-Baptist Church: This is believed to be the oldest continually active African-American congregation in North America. The church, built in 1859, served as a sanctuary for escaped slaves during the Civil War and was an important stop on the Underground Railroad.
- Juliette Gordon Low House: The birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the American Girl Scouts organization, is a stunning Regency house, restored to its full 1886 glory and features many furnishings and fixtures from that time. Guests are welcome to visit for tours of the property, and classes for Girl Scouts and school groups.
Whether you enjoy a Halloween walking tour of the city or take you new car from Savannah Toyota, there are few places better to immerse yourself in the history of the South than the city of Savannah. Be sure to stop by the Georgia State Railroad Museum for more Savannah history, or check out our guide to New Years Eve events near Bluffton! We can even help you find some of the best restaurants in Pooler, GA or bike rentals on Hilton Head Island.