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Book Signing Benefitting the Historic Savannah Foundation

Book Signing Event at Cool Savannah Tours & Gifts – Friday, February 23 Author/Scriptwriter Rick Garman will offer a signed copy of his new buzz-worthy novel INTERITAS Volume 1: Beginning of Sorrows at Cool Savannah Tours & Gifts Fourteen-year-old Caden Roth knows...

Things to do in Savannah: Top 15 Part 1 of 3

Things to do in Savannah Top 15 Part 1 of 3 At Cool Savannah Tours and Gifts, we’d originally thought of creating a top five list . . . that turned into a top ten list . . . that turned into the top 15 things to do in Savannah GA. Here are the first five! #1 Visit Historic...

Enjoying Spring in Historic Savannah!

Historic Savannah is beautiful, with azaleas blooming in brilliant pinks, reds and purples, and dogwood trees blossoming and so much more. So it’s worth visiting in springtime for its natural beauty alone. But, there’s more! Forsyth Park If you enjoy walking paths, gorgeous trees...

Wrought Iron in Historic Savannah Architecture and More

Historic Savannah is well known for its stunning architectural features, ranging from soaring buildings to intricate ornamentation – and the latter includes wrought iron. This ornamentation appears on public buildings and private homes alike, and perhaps the most well-known iron...

Historic Savannah: Unique in Urban Planning

The layout of historic Savannah was created in a remarkable way, using a “repeated pattern of connected neighborhoods, multiple squares, streets, and designed expansion into lands held by the city (the common). It is unique in the history of urban planning in a number of...

Historic Savannah: Glimpse into the Past

What’s now the state of Georgia was claimed for the country of England in 1732 by James Edward Oglethorpe – a fascinating historical figure. Born as the tenth and last child of Theophilus and Eleanor Oglethorpe in London on December 22, 1696, his parents were comfortably well...

Spring has Sprung! Things to Do in Savannah

“Residents and visitors seem to agree that springtime is the best time of year to visit Savannah. Savannah bursts into bloom in the spring, and flowering trees, colorful azaleas, and spring flowers are abundant in its beautiful squares, parks and private gardens. Temperatures are...

Savannah Sightseeing Tours: More Deep and Rich History

When we last left off in our blogging, the city of Savannah was thriving. According to VisitSavannah.com, “Pre-Civil War Savannah was praised as the most picturesque and serene city in America.” In 1820, it was the 18th largest city in the United States and was exporting more...

Savannah Sightseeing Tours: Discover the City’s Deep and Rich History

From the colonial period of our country’s history to the Revolutionary War, Civil War and more, Savannah has played a crucial role. In 1732, the area that is now Georgia was claimed by England as the last of the 13 original colonies; it was named Georgia after King George II. In...

Savannah Attractions in January 2016: Art, History and Architecture

Savannah is home to the oldest museum in the South, and one of the oldest public museums in the entire country: the Telfair Museums. Note the “s” at the end of the name. That’s because there are actually three museums in one, all in the historic district and within walking...