Home to one of the nation’s largest National Historic Landmark Districts, Savannah offers students a chance to explore history in a beautiful seaside setting. Located along the Georgia coast, the port city of Savannah contains an eclectic mix of cultures that weave about the city’s historical sites. Home to unlikely places, such as the nation’s third oldest synagogue, Savannah offers students a unique mix of culture, entertainment, and historical charm. Founded in 1733 by James Oglethorpe, the city’s center still maintains his original town plan.
Located between Savannah and Tybee Island, Fort Pulaski was used as a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. Today, visitors can walk among the fortified walls and learn about the importance of this union-seized confederate fort.
Savannah History Museum
Located inside the former passenger terminal at the Central of Georgia Historic Landmark District, the Savannah History Museum contains exhibits and artifacts detailing the history of the city.
Savannah River Sightseeing Cruise
For an unforgettable dining and entertaining experience, hop aboard a riverboat for a tour of the Savannah River and harbor. The riverboat is a great way to experience Savannah while soaking in the ocean breezes.
Ghosts & Legends Walking Tour
With a rich history in Savannah, tales of ghosts and mystic legends have delighted travelers for decades. Visitors are lead around town and shared stories dating back to the 1700s.
Guided Historic Tour
For history buffs wanting a more detailed tour of Savannah, schedule a guided historic tour. Guides provide a wealth of information that makes any trip around the city more enjoyable.
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