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British General James Oglehorpe landed on the historic bluff above the Savannah River in 1733 to found America's thirteenth colony.
In 1864, general William T. Sherman
captured Savannah and presented the city as a Christmas gift to President Lincoln.
During the Civil War, Savannah was spared the fate of so many other Southern cities that were burned to the ground during Sherman's legendary March to the sea.
A Savvy sense of style wingled with a quirry sense of humor- Savannah is one of those places where life is not meant to be werely lived, but savored.
The more than 1,000 restored buildings of Savannah's Historic
District , the nation's largest , reflect the styles of gentler eras.
While in the Historic District check out the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace or the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum. If you are a fan of planes, trains and nautical history, check out the Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum, the Roundhouse Railroad Museum and the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum.
Images of massive oaks drappes in Spanish Moss, and sipping mint juleps on the veranda are true to form in Savannah. Balconies and stircases are framed in fancy ironwork , wisteria clings to corinthian columns, and life's pace moves as lazily as a sweet southern
Savannah America's best place for extraordinary architecture! Savannah represents more than 11 styles of architecture.
Tybee Island is only minutes from the Savannah Historic District. Offering some of South's best beaches and fantastic family values, Tybee is the eclectic jewel of the Georgia Coast. Enjoy boating, biking, hiking, or soaking up the rays on the beach. Combined with historic attractions, great shopping and extraordinary dining, Tybee is Georgia's small beach town.
- Pros:The most beautiful city in North America!
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