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2024 Savannah and Tybee Island Insider Guide

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Arts & Culture Historic Attractions 57 ANDREW LOW HOUSE G6 MUSEUM 329 Abercorn St. 912.233.1828 Visit the Andrew Low House to see how people lived and worked in a grand, mid-19th century Savannah house, from businessman and owner Andrew Low and family, including Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts of America, to the free and enslaved servants who cared for the home and family. Bethesda Academy 9520 Ferguson Ave. 912.351.2055 Bonaventure Historical Society 330 Bonaventure Road 912.412.4687 Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist 222 E. Harris St. 912.233.4709 Congregation Mickve Israel 20 E. Gordon St. 912.233.1547 58 DAVENPORT HOUSE MUSEUM D7 323 E. Broughton St. (Entrance and Shop) 912.236.8097 This stately Federal-style home provides a glimpse into port city life in the 1820s. See original plasterwork, a self-supporting staircase and period furnishings. Saving this house in 1955 was the fi rst effort of the Historic Savannah Foundation. First African Baptist Church 23 Montgomery St. 912.233.6597 fi 59 FORT MCALLISTER HISTORIC Y15 STATE PARK 3894 Fort McAllister Road, Richmond Hill 912.727.2339 A 1,725-acre state park with a fully reconstructed Civil War fort and museum. The park has newly renovated cottages and a remote island campground complete with boat ramp, fi shing pier, nature trails and programs. Open daily. Fort Pulaski National Monument 101 Fort Pulaski Road 912.219.4233 Friends of Cockspur Island Lighthouse 912.659.7777 60 GEORGIA STATE G1 RAILROAD MUSEUM 655 Louisville Road 912.651.6823 61 GREEN-MELDRIM HOUSE G5 14 W. Macon St. (Madison Square) 912.233.3845 An 1850 Gothic-Revival gem that served as the military headquarters of Gen. W. T. Sherman following the March to the Sea during the Civil War and wherein he penned "Special Field Order No. 15," known as "Forty Acres and a Mule." The house showcases the stories of the people who built, lived in, worked at, visited and made history in what became a National Historic Landmark. Highlights include the interior dome, ornate plasterwork, triple front doors and original furniture. Hours and tour availability online. 62 HARPER FOWLKES HOUSE F4 230 Barnard St. (on Orleans Square) 912.234.2180 This handsome Greek Revival mansion, built in 1842, is beautifully furnished with antiques yet retains the feel of a real home. Learn about early preservationist Alida Harper Fowlkes and the prominent family that preceded her. Don't miss the beautiful gardens while on tour! General admission is $12, $5 per child (ages 2-12). 63 JULIETTE GORDON LOW E5 BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM 10 E. Oglethorpe Ave. 912.233.4501 Take a journey back in time through the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Learn fascinating history through stories, art and artifacts while exploring the historic mansion. Accessible restrooms and elevators available throughout the site. Tour tickets available at 64 MASSIE HERITAGE CENTER H6 207 E. Gordon St. 912.395.5070 Massie features an eclectic range of exhibits that extensively cover the history of Savannah our region. This family-friendly museum hosts fun, engaging activities and displays for all ages. 65 OLD FORT JACKSON U22 1 Fort Jackson Road 912.232.3945 American Prohibition Museum S G S D E S I G N Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace Museum V I S I T S A V A N N A H Davenport House Museum C R E AT I V E C O M M O N S #VisitSavannah | #VisitTybee 103

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