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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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September All Aboard! Head to the Georgia State Railroad Museum

For all you train enthusiasts out there, get ready for an experience of a lifetime. When you come to stay with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you will have the opportunity to explore and discover the Georgia State Railroad Museum! Guest will enjoy close up views of the fully operational turntable as they learn about the many historic railcars and rolling stock on display, and so much more. Head on over to the Georgia State Railroad Museum and learn more about Savannah’s rich and vibrant history. Here are a few things to know about the Georgia State Railroad Museum. Housed in the former Central of Georgia Railway Roundhouse and … Continue reading

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Visit the Savannah History Museum

The beautiful southern city of Savannah is overflowing with rich, intriguing history. From the old cobblestone streets to gorgeous century old houses, Savannah is any history buff’s paradise. There is no better way to experience the city’s past than by visiting the Savannah History Museum. The Museum is the best place to start your history tour of Savannah. When you come to stay at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn, you will have the opportunity to visit the fascinating museum and gain a better understanding of the area’s history and culture. Here are a few things to know before you visit the Savannah History Museum. Located within the historic Central of Georgia … Continue reading

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Head to the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum

For all you history buffs and airplane fanatics out there, you don’t want to miss out on this interesting activity. When you come to stay with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn this summer, you will have the opportunity to take a step back in time. One of the most moving museums in Savannah is Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. After visiting all the fantastic exhibits, you will be changed forever. Here is an overview of what the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum is all about. Preserving the stories of courage, character and patriotism displayed by the men and women of the Eighth Air Force from World War II to … Continue reading

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Roundhouse Railroad Museum for Train Lovers

Attention: Train Lovers! You need to make your way to Savannah, Georgia to visit the oldest and largest existing 19th century railroad operations complex in the country. Construction on the Roundhouse Railroad Museum, now called the Georgia State Railroad Museum, began back in 1850. Would you believe 13 of the original structures remain today? The Roundhouse Railroad Museum is located at the old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities, which served as a major repair facility for the Central of Georgia Railways. It was a vibrant part of Savannah’s industrial heritage. Owned by the City of Savannah, the complex has been operated by the Coastal Heritage Society … Continue reading

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Savannah Museums for All Ages

The historic district in Savannah is one of the most beautiful places in all of the world. That also makes it one of the best places to learn about history. Your team at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn hopes to help you plan your next vacation, so we compiled this list of Savannah museums for all ages. Ships of the Sea – Maritime Museum Founded in 1966, Ships of the Sea – Maritime Museum exhibits ship models, paintings and maritime antiques. Most of these are from the era of Atlantic trade and travel between England and America during the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection is housed in the home that … Continue reading

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