10 Best Historic Sites in Savannah: Forts, Cemeteries, Houses of Worship and More

Amy Pine

By , Local Expert, Savannah
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When General Sherman made his notorious March to the Sea during the Civil War, he burned everything in his path. Everything, that is, except Savannah, which he famously gave to President Lincoln as a Christmas gift. In the 1950s, the city began making efforts to preserve and restore these historic structures, and subsequently many original buildings and homes remain intact for present-day visitors to enjoy.

Some of Savannah’s most interesting historical structures can be found at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Old Fort Jackson. You don’t have to be a military buff to enjoy the impressive ramparts, moats and beautiful...  Read more »


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