Downtown Savannah GA

Savannah is a lovely city, full of stately old houses and ancient live oak trees, dripping with spanish moss, overhanging the roads. Here are some photos from an afternoon walk in Savannah.

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An iconic image of Savannah—live oak trees along the street.

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The historic riverfront area is still paved with cobblestones

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The Savannah River

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The Port of Savannah

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The bridge to Hutchinson Island

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A monument to all the ships named “USS Savannah”.

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World War One and Two monument

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The “Georgia Queen”—a riverboat that takes tourists out on the Savannah River.

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The Salzburger Monument. In 1734, the first Europeans to land in Savannah were German Lutherans who had been expelled from Salzburg. In 1994, Salzburg sent this stone plaque to the city to apologize for kicking them out.

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The house where Juliette Low, the founder of the American Girl Scouts, was born.
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