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20 Fun Facts about Savannah Georgia You'll Find Interesting

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20 Fun Facts about Savannah Georgia You'll Find Interesting

Introduction - Whether you are visiting, living in, or just interested in knowing more about the city, check these 20 Fun Facts...

 
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Juliette Gordon Low has a district of the city named after her

Fact 1 - Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low is such a significant figure in Savannah that she has a district named after...

 
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Colonial Park Cemetery is one of Savannah's most haunted sites

Fact 2 - Colonial Park Cemetery is Savannah's largest cemetery and one of the city's most haunted sites! The cemetery opened in 1750...

 

The Forsyth Park fountain was ordered from a catalog

Fact 3 - Forsyth Park is an iconic park in downtown Savannah known for its over 150-year-old fountain and stunning gardens. But few...

 
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Wormsloe Historic Site houses Savannah's oldest structure

Fact 4 - The Wormsloe Historic Site is one of the most significant historical landmarks in Savannah. The site also features an estate...

 

Savannah was Georgia's first state capital

Fact 5 - Another of the fascinating Savannah, GA, history facts relates to the state's capital. Although Atlanta is the state capital of...

 

Savannah's iconic Spanish Moss isn't moss!

Fact 6 - Savannah is known for its moss-covered streets and trees, specifically covered with Spanish Moss. However, this Spanish "Moss" is not...

 

The song Moon River is about Savannah

Fact 7 - The haunting of Moon River Brewing Company isn't the only fact related to "Moon River." The 1960 song Moon River...

 

There's a nuclear bomb on Savannah's Tybee Island

Fact 8 - One of the little-known Savannah, Georgia, history facts, is that a nuclear bomb was dropped near central Savannah on Tybee...

 

One of the US' largest National Historic Landmark Districts is in Savannah

Fact 9 - The US has 2,300 National Historic Landmark Districts, and Savannah's Historic District is one of the biggest urban historic preservation...

 

Savannah is Georgia's oldest city and the first planned city in the US

Fact 10 - One of the interesting facts about Savannah, Georgia, is that it was one of the first planned cities in the...

 

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