Savannah’s past whispers in historic squares

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Savannah’s charm lies not just in its beauty, but also in its deep and unique history. Explore the city’s origins at Colonial Park Cemetery, the resting place of the town’s founders. Stroll through the squares, each with a monument like Wright Square’s tribute to city founder James Oglethorpe. The First African Baptist Church, the oldest Black church in North America, whispers stories of resilience.

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Bonaventure Cemetery, with its sprawling landscapes and beautiful moss-draped oaks. From colonial beginnings to houses that witnessed grand balls, Savannah’s historic sites weave a captivating tapestry of the city’s past.

– Erin McIntyre with AI assist*

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