The Georgia Historical Society – Top Places to Visit in Savannah

501 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401

Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, the Georgia Historical Society (GHS) is a state’s oldest cultural organization and one of the largest historical organisations. It is Georgia’s first state-wide heritage society. Since 1839, a number of community outreach programs, journals and study facilities have collected, researched and informed Georgians history.

Under the slogan used by George delegates to establish the colony of Georgia over a century earlier in 1733, the Georgia Historical Society was founded: “Non Sibi, Sed Aliis”-not on its own, but on behalf of others.Since its establishment, it has become a nationally recognized educational and research institution. 

Georgia Historical Society. The Society was founded in Savannah, Georgia, in 1839, the oldest state history society in the southern U.S. and one of the oldest historical societies in the U.S. and is the only continuous functioning society in the United States of America. It was formed as a founding company by John Macpherson Berrien, Richard D. Arnold, Eugenius A. Nisbet, Thomas Butler King. William Bacon Stevens, Israel K. Tefft.

Highly recommended to explore this facility. The buildings are very roomy with many items to see when visiting. Although you need a membership to see most of it, it is worth the visit. 

The Georgia Historical Society is a state-owned independent institute that collects, reviews and educates history in Georgia. Georgia History now contains 90 second video segments that reflect every day on an activity or person associated with a single day in the history of Georgia. We have been published, studied, presented and created and transmitted by Georgia Public Broadcasting by the Georgia Historical Society.

The main university campus of the Georgian Historic Society is situated in Savannah, the oldest town in Georgia and is divided up between the academic and the learning centre. In Hodgson House, at 501 Whitaker Street in Savannah, the Society’s Research Center. Hodgson Hall was designed for the Society in 1876, and was appointed as the curator of the Society after William B.Hodgson, an US ambassador, a Savannahian and25-year old. The house has been designed and listed on the National Register of Historic Sites by the American Institute of Architects, Detlef Lienau.

This amazing location is located in beautiful Savannah, Georgia, along with these other must-see places of interest: 

  • Savannah Riverfront
  • Fort Jackson
  • The Savannah International Trade & Convention Center
  • Tybee Island Light Station
  • Savannah’s Haitian Monument
  • The Georgia Historical Society
  • The Savannah Civic Center
  • Ellis Square
  • Franklin Square
  • Forsyth Park

And after your visit make sure to stop by the best CBD Store in Savannah, Mary Jane’s CBD Dispensary, on West Victory Drive!

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