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River Street Savannah & The Pirates House

Savannah’s recorded history begins in 1733. That’s the year General James Oglethorpe, and the 120 passengers of the good ship “Anne” landed on a bluff high along the Savannah River in February. Oglethorpe named the 13th and final American colony … Continue reading

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An Antebellum Wonderland: Madison County, Georgia

Joshua Hill Home (1835) Once home to Senator Joshua Hill (elected to congress in 1856)  Credited with persuading General Sherman to spare Madison on his “March to the Sea.” Established in 1809, Madison is the seat and the largest town … Continue reading

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This Haunted Cemetery is Home to the Spirit of a Little Girl Whose Statue Cries Tears of Blood if You Take Her Gifts

Calling them gravestones simply does not do them justice. Many of the grave markers at Bonaventure Cemetery are true works of art. Sculptors worked for untold hours creating these beautiful statues and monuments. Bonaventure is more than a simple cemetery; … Continue reading

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