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American Prohibition Museum

in Museum

Experience Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties like never before. At the American Prohibition Museum, you'll journey through the most infamous time period in American history from the inception of the 18th Amendment to its repeal 13 years later. Take photos with Al Capone, dance the Charleston craze, feel the weight of a Tommy machine gun and much more. End your experience in an authentic Speakeasy bar and enjoy a period-themed cocktail and music.

209 W. Saint Julian Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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HENRY FORD’S SOUTHERN TOWN DRIVING TRAIL

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Automobile industrialist Henry Ford made Richmond Hill his winter home from 1924-1947. This driving trail takes you to 30 historic sites showcasing Ford-era buildings, antebellum plantation homes, rice fields, historic churches, Bryan County's oldest cemetery, the Richmond Hill History Museum & the Civil War's Fort McAllister. Download the COASTAL BRYAN HERITAGE TRAIL free mobile app for a fully narrated tour and directions. Not all sites open to public.

9930 Ford Avenue
Richmond Hill, Georgia 31324
United States

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Harper Fowlkes House

in Museum, Historic, Historic, Heritage

Tour the Harper Fowlkes House and view up close the fascinating architectural details, artwork, & interiors that make Savannah's historic homes world famous. See what it looked like to live in the mid-1800s, as the house features the furnishings, china, silver, & crystal from that era. Step outside & enjoy the traditional southern garden. Admission: $12 (student and group discounts).

230 Barnard St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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Old Fort Jackson

in Tour, Historic, Educational, Cultural

The 207-year-old landmark offers engaging programs about life as a solider for adults, children and families. Guests can also learn various drills and forms of military communication used and watch a cannon demonstration using some of the oldest artillery in the Southeast. Daily cannon firing programs begin at 11am and 2pm. Savannah Area Map #6.

1 Fort Jackson Rd.
Savannah, Georgia 31404
United States

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Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site

in Historic, Heritage, Archaeological Area

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation was owned by the same family from 1806 to 1973. Hourly tours of the antebellum era plantation house, fully furnished with family owned antiques dating to the 1750's. There are seven original plantation out-buildings, tabby ruins of a rice mill, camellia gardens, hundreds of century's old Live Oak trees, trails, a museum featuring the family's silver collection and exhibits on low-country rice production. Located one hour south of Savannah.

5556 US Hwy 17N
Savannah, Georgia 31525
United States

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Port Wentworth

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Fun things to do around Savannah, start at Port Wentworth, your gateway to Georgia history, heritage and attractions. Just off I-95's Exit 109, explore the Savannah River plantations, walk the living history of Sherman's "March to the Sea", visit African-American praise houses, visit the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, kayak on the Savannah River and more. And the best thing - most activities are FREE!

7532 GA Highway 21
Port Wentworth, Georgia 31407
United States

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Fort McAllister Historic Park

in Tour, Historic, Exhibit, Educational, Cultural

This scenic park showcases the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. Explore the Civil War museum and the grounds with cannons, a furnace, bombproof, barracks, and palisades. Learn about the Civil War and soldiers' lives at living history Soldier programs. Nestled among giant live oaks, Spanish moss & salt marsh - a beautiful location for camping, fishing, boating, & picnicking. Area Map #4

3894 Fort McAllister Road
Savannah, Georgia 31324
United States

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Owens-Thomas House

in Tour, Historic, Educational, Cultural

Visitors are guided through one of the finest examples of Regency architecture in America as well as the original slave quarters. The tour explores the complicated relationships of the most and least powerful people in the 19th century Savannah-the wealthy Owens family who owned the property and the many enslaved people who labored there. The National Historic Landmark home includes a formal parterre garden, a rare intact urban slave quarter and one of the earliest systems of indoor plumbing.

124 Abercorn St.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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Savannah History Museum

in Tour, Historic, Exhibit, Educational, Cultural

The original passenger station of the Central of Georgia Railway now serves as the Savannah History Museum. A national historic landmark, the museum spans 1733 to present day Savannah and includes many exhibits that highlight the city's military, musical and cultural contributions, including a Juliette Gordon Low exhibit and the famous bench from Forrest Gump. Historic Map #26.

303 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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Savannah Children's Museum

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

Savannah Children's Museum's first phase, Exploration Station, is a unique one acre, two level outdoor adaptive reuse project located in the former Central of Georgia Railway Carpentry Shop. The entirely outdoor museum features over a dozen exhibits and programs designed to expand the imaginations of children, including an exploration maze, a reading nook and a sensory garden. Historic Map #26.

655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, Georgia 31401
United States

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