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Visit Old Fort Jackson During Your Savannah, Georgia Trip

It is a must-see attraction during your Savannah, Georgia trip. Old Fort Jackson is a National Historic Landmark that shouldn’t be missed. Located at 1 Fort Jackson Road in Savannah, Old Fort Jackson was named after one-time governor of Georgia, James Jackson. James Jackson led the force that liberated Savannah from the British in 1782. Now a beautifully preserved fort along the Savannah River, it is Georgia’s oldest standing brick fortification. Old Fort Jackson is one of only a few forts on the East Coast to have been in service during the Civil War and the War of 1812. A number of different military units were garrisoned at the fort, … Continue reading

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