Savannah Squares Self-Guided Walking Tour with Map
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Guide Name: Savannah Squares Self Guided Walking Tour
Points of Interest: 22
Formats Included: Print, Smartphone, Tablet (Mobile Ready)
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Perhaps one of the most beautiful cities in the South, Savannah, Georgia will not disappoint. Savannah's charming downtown is one of the United States largest National Historic Landmark Districts. Savannah was founded in 1733 by General James Oglethorpe and served as the first capital of the Georgia colony and state. Savannah is one of the oldest planned cities in North America designed around four open squares. The squares original purpose was to provide colonists a place for military exercises. Plans for Savannah provided for eventual expansion and the addition of squares throughout the city. By 1851, 24 squares had been created. However, by the 20th century, three squares were lost to development. In 2010, one of the "lost" squares, Ellis Square, was reclaimed. Discovering the squares of Savannah is a unique and enjoyable way to explore and learn about Savannah's history and stories. Exploring Savannah's squares can certainly be done by foot in a day or if time is a restraint, touring by car is fine. The following guide to the squares of Savannah provides you with a suggested path to follow either by car or by foot. Enjoy the beauty of the squares. Take your time. Savannah is a laid back city that should be enjoyed peacefully and at your own pace.
Are you planning to visit Savannah? Let City Walking Guide show you the way and at your own pace! Our self-guided Savannah Squares walking tour tells you the history, stories, legend, lore and facts about the major, must see and lesser known points of interest. Our self-guided walking tour is the most affordable way to see Savannah Squares. Download and tour Savannah Squares today! Each self-guided Savannah Squares walking tour has a free corresponding map that shows you exactly where the point of interest is located.