A collection of model ships and maritime paintings fills this museum dedicated to the sea. Even the building has a nautical ... More
Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
A collection of model ships and maritime paintings fills this museum dedicated to the sea. Even the building has a nautical history. The Scarborough House was built in 1819 for the president of the Savannah Steamship Company, who was responsible for building the SS Savannah, the first steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. A model of the Savannah is on display, as is one of a sinking Titanic and many more ships. Be sure to stroll through the beautiful garden.
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 ...
Organized by the Coastal Jazz Association, the annual Savannah Jazz Festival is quickly becoming one of the most notable music
festivals on the jazz scene. Typically held in late September, the festival has delighted thousands in Savannah for more ...