Travel through Time in Savannah, Georgia

Georgia, Savannah Guide (B): Travel through Time in Savannah, Georgia

The American South evokes a sense of charm, culture and nostalgia (albeit a complex history). My friend Kristin and her husband Russ visited Savannah a few years ago and picked this consummate Southern town because of its fascinating civil rights history and incredible food. So if you’re a history buff who loves delicious food, fascinating culture and gorgeous sites, Savannah is the perfect Southern town for you!

Kristin and Russ were only there for three days but managed to see and do so many things. Read on for their top recommendations and useful travel tips.

River Street is absolutely gorgeous and a fun walk along the river with lots of adorable shops such as the River Street Sweets Candy Store and Savannah’s Candy Kitchen where you can buy freshly made praline candy and taste free samples. This street was also where Kristin and Russ watched the fireworks on July 4th, which was an absolute blast!

First African Baptist Church is the oldest continuously running black church in North America! The awesome tour guide taught them so much fascinating history about the church. Their favorite part was seeing the bottom floor with small holes in it – because underneath it ran a tunnel that was part of the Underground Railroad! The white people never found out about it! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Travel through Time in Savannah, Georgia
Guide Location: USA » Savannah
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Heather Teoh
Read it on author's website: http://eatthewind.com/2016/03/24/travel-through-time-in-savannah-georgia/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • River Street
  • First African Baptist Church
  • The Civil Rights Museum
  • Green-Meldrim House
  • The Lady & Sons
  • Forsyth Park