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History surrounds Savannah, from memorable sights to significant landmarks. One thing that most people didn’t know is that there is a piece of Girl Scout history in the lovely city. The Juliette Gordon Low House, being the birthplace of the founder of the club, holds much history for Girl Scouts. We, here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, want you and your family to have the best experience while in the area. Here are a few things to know about the Juliette Gordon Low House! The birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low is owned and operated by Girls Scouts of the USA as a National Girl Scout Program Center and an historic … Continue reading
Do you enjoy a good mystery? Then we have the perfect book and tour for you. We, here at the President’s Quarters’ Inn, love for our guests to experience the best of Savannah. One of our favorite tours in Savannah is the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil tour, based off a book that is set in the beautiful city of Savannah. Whether you are just looking for a fun tour or you are a devoted fan, the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil tour is the perfect option for you and your family. Here are a few things to know about the tour and the … Continue reading
Because of Savannah’s rich and intriguing history, it is the ideal place to visit for an educational and relaxing vacation. From 100-year-old houses to significant sights, this southern city is a history buff’s paradise. President’s Quarters’ Inn is located on a historic square, giving you easy access to some of Savannah’s famous locations. When you come to visit us, you do not want to miss the Squares in Savannah. Read on to find out why you should come and see these beautiful plazas. In 1733, the city of Savannah was laid out around four open Squares, each surrounded by four residential blocks and four civic blocks. The original plan for … Continue reading
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
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
Do you like to vacation in colorful historic cities? Savannah will not disappoint! This beautiful city predates the Revolutionary War! It was founded in 1733 by James Oglethorpe, who arrived from England with 114 settlers. According to the Georgia Historical Society, their aim was to increase trade and navigation and also to act as a buffer between Florida, which was controlled by the Spanish, and the rest of the northern English colonies during the Spanish War. The name Savannah was actually said to be derived from either the Sawana people, who lived in this region, or the Shawnee word for the Savannah River. Oglethorpe designed this city in twenty four … Continue reading