Why You Should Discover Savannah

Why You Should Discover Savannah, Savannah, Georgia (B)

Tucked into the northeastern corner of Georgia is the charming and historic city of Savannah. If you haven’t been, there are a plethora of reasons you should discover Savannah. First and foremost is its beauty. Perched on the banks of the Savannah River, there are beautiful views along the water, in the city itself, and in the outlying islands. Another aspect you can discover in Savannah is its historic importance, as it played a crucial part in early American history. And finally, you can’t go wrong if all you want to do is discover amazing southern cuisine in Savannah!

Originally built with 24, Savannah still boasts 22 of its historic and charming cobblestoned squares. Each is a beautiful space on its own, with Southern live-oak trees, landscaping, fountains or statues and lots of historic placards to explain their history. Most of these squares are bordered by beautiful old homes and churches, or restaurants and other businesses.

Does this surprise you? Savannah has several historic cemeteries that are fascinating to explore. You will learn a lot about Savannah’s history by reading the placards and the gravestones. You’ll learn about a yellow fever pandemic that killed 666 people, see the graves of dueling citizens, and also a signer of the Declaration of Independence. You’ll find military generals, a poet, and Georgia’s first governor. Beautiful landscaping and a peaceful setting also make these cemeteries a wonderful visit. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Why You Should Discover Savannah
Guide Location: USA » Savannah
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara Wilcox
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.postcardsandpassports.com/why-you-should-discover-savannah/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bonaventure Cemetery
  • Colonial Cemetery
  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
  • Wormsloe State Historic Site
  • River Street
  • Cotton Exchange
  • Savannah Convention Center
  • Rainbow Row
  • Leopold’s Ice Cream
  • The Pirates’ House
  • THE PUBLIC KITCHEN
  • COLLARD GREENZ COUNTRY COOKING
  • RIVER HOUSE SEAFOOD