Less than 1500 Steps to History

History is alive in Savannah. What better way to experience it than with a quick walk on a beautiful day. Take a trip in less than 1500 steps (less than a mile).

Juliette Gordan Low House

take 953 steps to 10 E Oglethorpe Ave (.4 miles)

Get a personal introduction to the founder of the Girl Scouts, Juliette “Daisy” Gordan Low. Her home is a fascinating look at a woman ahead of her time. The house itself was Savannah’s first National Historic Landmark and is a charming representation of the Victorian architecture of the time.

Cathedral of St John the Baptist

take 1447 steps to 222 E Harris St (.7 miles)

Featuring French Gothic architecture and Austrian stained glass windows, the Cathedral of St John the Baptist represents historically noteworthy architecture as well as over a century of faith and civic traditions in Savannah. Keep in mind, the church is an active house of worship and tours are not allowed during Masses, other religious events, Holy Days, weddings, or funerals.

The Sorrel-Weed house

take 1456 steps to 6 W Harris St (.7 miles)

One of the first homes to be declared a state landmark, The Sorrel-Weed house is known for its striking Greek Revival architecture and haunted history. At 16,000 square feet, the “Shady Corner” is the largest house in Savannah and has been featured on the television shows Ghost Hunters and Ghost Adventures.

Colonial Park Cemetery

Take 993 steps to 201 Abercorn St (.4 miles)

Every trip needs some spooky motivation! Why not meet some of Savannah’s distinguished dead at the cemetery? The Colonial Park Cemetery (circa 1750) is the final resting place for many colonial politicians, governors, and dignitaries. Fun fact: It’s been said that during the Civil War, Union Soldiers changed the dates on the headstones and even moved some around!

Davenport House

take 703 steps to 324 E State St (.3 miles)

Visit the house responsible for the creation of the Savannah Historic Foundation. Saved from the wrecking ball in 1950, today guests can enjoy the ornate plaster work, elliptical staircase, and the brilliant style of the various rooms throughout.

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