Savannah's Waving Girl has been the source of legend for ages. She would stand by the sea, waving her kerchief to sailors sailing past her home on the Savannah River. Most of her admirers never knew her real name, Florence Martus, and called her the Waving Girl.
Martus waved hello and goodbye to the ships passing by her home from 1886 to 1931. Nobody knew why she did it, but conjecture was rampant - one of the favorite myths about the Waving Girl is that she'd fallen in love with a... view more