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History of Savannah

Savannah was established in 1733 and is one of the oldest planned cities in the United States. Check out its history. Cover Photo: Pierre Fourdrinier and James Oglethorpe - A view of Savanah as it stood the 29th of March 1734 at the Toronto Public Library

  • 1.

    American Revolution to Civil War

    American Revolution to Civil War

    Conflicts were a turning point in Savannah's history.

  • 2.

    British Colony

    British Colony

    James Ogelthorpe created the first planned city and capital of colonial Georgia.

  • 3.

    Early days

    Early days

    The Yamacraws settled in the area of present-day Savannah.

  • 4.

    Post Civil War to Present

    Post Civil War to Present

    Savannah grew quickly after the war and developed into a robust center for tourism.

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