Captain John Smith was many things: an adventurer, a decorated soldier, an explorer, a conqueror, a poet, a mapmaker, and an author. The General History of Virginia (originally The Generall Historie of Virginiais) detailed history of the planters’ years in Jamestown from 1607-1609.
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REASONS TO GO
THINGS TO SEE
Savannah, GA is filled with interesting Southern culture, beautiful cobblestone streets, tons of old Southern history, and it has beautiful parks to visit. It’s also one of the most haunted cities in America. The people are lovely and welcoming, and the weather is warm!
River Street, the Savannah River, the Savannah Historic District
Forsyth Park, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Bonaventure Cemetery
ADVENTURES / TOURS
Dianna Agron (Actress), Johnny Mercer (Songwriter), Juliette Low (Founder of The Girl Scouts)
Home of the Savannah College of Art and Design; the famous bench from Forrest Gump is in Chippewa Square; the book and movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is based in Savannah; General Sherman had a hand in keeping Savannah from being burned during the Civil War; largest St. Patrick’s day celebration in the country
Take a ghost tour, a haunted pub crawl, an historical walking or bus tour, take a food tour, or even a photography tour!