Category Archives: Historic Savannah

Chippewa Square in Downtown Savannah

Savannah is full of historic sites, beautiful cobblestone streets, and oak trees sprinkled with Spanish moss. The picturesque city is known for its delicious cuisine and sweet southern style. Along with the fantastic food and stunning scenery, the picturesque city also offers quaint and grand squares. Savannah has numerous squares and our favorite is Oglethorpe Square. The President’s Quarters Inn is nestled on this charming square, making it the perfect place to stay. Oglethorpe Square is only one of many squares that you will have the opportunity to enjoy while staying in Savannah. One that you do not want to miss is Chippewa Square. Here are a few things to … Continue reading

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Explore the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

For all you history buffs out there, start planning your trip to one of the best museums in the city of Savannah. Guests to this amazing museum will have an experience like no other. The Ralph Mark Gilbert Rights Museum illustrates the civil rights struggle of Georgia’s oldest African-American community from slavery to the present. We here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to get the most out of your time spent in Savannah. Here are a few things to know about the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum. Named in honor of the late Dr. Ralph Mark Gilbert, the father of Savannah’s modern day Civil Rights Movement and … Continue reading

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The Harper Fowlkes House & The Society of the Cincinnati

It’s not a secret that the city of Savannah is full of rich, intriguing history. Over the years, Savannah has evolved into the beautiful city it is today. From fascinating museums to traditional cuisine, there is something in this southern city for everyone. One fantastic thing to see while in Savannah is The Harper Fowlkes House. We here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn love nothing more than the exciting history of our city, and we want you to experience the best of it when you come to visit. Here are a few things to know about The Harper Fowlkes House and The Society of the Cincinnati! The history of The Harper … Continue reading

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Savannah Historic District Tour Guide

In the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the Historic District of Savannah is full of cobblestone streets, magnificent gardens, and oak-shaded parks sprinkled with Spanish moss. Buzzing with art, culture, festivals, live theater, outdoor cafes, and gourmet restaurants, this true southern city will win your heart over! Savannah is a great place to live and visit throughout the year! For the visitors wishing to learn more about the roots of the city, Savannah Historic District is the best place to start your adventure! We at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn have written this guide so that you can experience the area to its fullest!   … Continue reading

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Fun Summer Trips that are Also Educational

As the end of the school year approaches, it is time to start thinking about where to take your summer vacation. Several aspects come into play when deciding on what will be important for your getaway. Are you looking for great weather? Do you want a beach? Do you want to simply relax and take a break? Whatever you decide is necessary, one overarching theme needs to be in place for your trip to be worthwhile. You need to have fun! Since Savannah provides you with almost anything you may desire, we wanted to supply you with a list of fun summer trips in our area. However, even though school … Continue reading

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Find Your Way with Savannah Trolley Tours

A trip to Savannah means you will be visiting the oldest city in the state of Georgia. Dating back to 1733, Savannah, GA, is rich with history and timeless architecture, including several points of interests regarding the American Revolution and the American Civil War. When you are looking to explore and capture the history of the city, there is no better way to do so than to experience one of the many Savannah trolley tours. Here are a few of the trolley tours that we believe will be both entertaining and educational when you make Presidents’ Quarters Inn your choice of Savannah bed and breakfast. — Old Savannah Tours Since … Continue reading

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Visit These Restaurants in Savannah GA

One of the many benefits of staying at our Savannah bed and breakfast is how close the inn is to local attractions and dining. Presidents’ Quarters is located downtown,  so you won’t be far from all the city has to offer.  You’ll find no shortage of excellent restaurants in Savannah GA to satisfy even the most discriminating palate. There are so many restaurants to choose from and they all have something unique to offer.  To assist in your planning, we recommend you visit these restaurants in Savannah GA.   Elizabeth on 37th Set in a 1900s southern mansion, Elizabeth on 37th has a menu that uses fresh seafood, local produce and … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Things to Do in Savannah

It’s a trip you’ll never forget. We invite you to make your way to the Presidents’ Quarters Inn in Savannah, Georgia and start making memories that will last a lifetime. We want to ensure your trip is one you’ll always remember. That’s why we have made this list of unforgettable things to do in Savannah! Walk along River Street. There is so much to see and do along River Street. From boutiques and galleries to restaurants and artist studios, the 9-block brick concourse is perfect for walking and watching the ships pass by. Explore the Savannah Historic District. Tour historic homes, squares and neighborhoods in the historic district of Savannah. … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Savannah’s Annual Holiday Tour of Homes!

The magical holiday feeling comes alive once again on Saturday, December 14. You do not want to miss Savannah’s annual Holiday Tour of Homes, a community project of Savannah’s Downtown Neighborhood Association. The holiday-themed tour of homes in the downtown area will let you experience the holidays Savannah-style. It all kicks off with a free City Market Open House. You’ll be entertained by carolers, twinkling lights and even Santa Claus himself. Browse the shops and boutiques in the area and sample delicious treats. It’s the perfect start to the Holiday Tour of Homes and the Christmas season. Then on Saturday, December 14, the Downtown Neighborhood Association offers its Afternoon Tour … Continue reading

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Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights

Only in its second year, the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights is no doubt a spectacular holiday adventure. It’s a drive-through light experience that showcases at least 80 larger-than-life displays. There are surprises hidden behind every twist and turn, including additional events and entertainment! One of those is the Staples Safari Zoo. It was established three generations ago to aid in rehabbing exotic and domestic animals. The goal of the zoo is to give these animals a happy ending. That’s made possible through the efforts of Brian Staples. Staples made a life commitment to animal conservation. He works to support the zoo and educate people about the plight of endangered … Continue reading

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