Three floors of exhibits fill this museum dedicated to Savannah's African American heritage and civil rights movement. ... More
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum
Three floors of exhibits fill this museum dedicated to Savannah's African American heritage and civil rights movement. Named after a famous Savannah civil rights leader and pastor of Savannah's First African Baptist Church for 16 years, the museum presents photographs and various exhibits. A video presentation chronicles the civil rights movement in Savannah through the eyes of people who were there. The building, circa 1914, was at one time the largest black bank in the U.S.
Even if it had not served as the most memorable setting in the 1994 novel, Midnight in the Garden of
Good and Evil, this remarkable graveyard would still draw the curious. The moss covered graves and monuments date back ...
Completed in 1820, this handsome building on Columbia Square is one of the city's finest examples of Federal architecture. Its
proposed destruction in 1953 caused such a public outcry that seven local women raised over $20,000 to prevent it. ...
Want to see Savannah from a different view? Take a cruise on the Savannah River Queen, a replica 19th century
stern wheel riverboat. Daily one hour sightseeing cruises are offered from River Street. Lunch, Sunday brunch, and dinner cruises ...