Whether you’re a low country local or one of the many who come to visit and decide to stay, Savannah’s magnificent blend of historic architecture, sultry natural beauty and vibrant contemporary culture casts an unforgettable spell. Learn more about this exceptional town with the links below.
History Comes Alive
www.georgiahistory.com – Georgia Historical Society, headquartered in Savannah, this independent institution has the greatest collection of Georgia history archives in the nation.
www.myhsf.org – Historic Savannah Foundation, dedicated to preserving Savannah’s unique architecture, credited for saving hundreds of buildings.
www.bonaventurehistorical.org – Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah’s most famous and hauntingly beautiful final resting ground, open for tours year round.
www.chsgeorgia.org – Coastal Heritage Society, maintaining Savannah’s unique intercoastal geography as an inland “seaport” surrounded by marshlands and waterways.
www.davenporthousemuseum.org – Davenport House Museum was saved from demolition by the newly formed Historic Savannah Foundation in 1955, thereby launching the preservation movement and renaissance of Savannah’s history, tours daily.
www.mercerhouse.com – Mercer House, yes, that one from The Book, with tours daily through its sumptuous rooms and garden.
www.telfair.org – official home of the Telfair Museums, including the unforgettable Thomas-Owens House, open for tours and special events.
www.scad.edu – Savannah College of Art & Design, rated among top creative schools in the world – the new SCAD Museum of Art is not to be missed!
www.savannahdna.org – Savannah Downtown Neighborhood Association.
www.thecreativecoast.org – The Creative Coast Alliance, nonprofit dedicated to furthering the creative spirit in Savannah.
www.connectsavannah.com – Connect, weekly alternative newspaper.
www.savannahvisit.com – Official site of the Savannah Convention and Visitors Bureau.
www.usgbc.org – U.S. Green Building Council, Savannah chapter, promoting sustainable building resources.