Leaving the Historic District, we head out through the Victorian District and on into Beautiful Ardsley Park the third neighborhood to be developed in Savannah. Your guests will thrill to the homes built in the 1920’s by the wealthy of Savannah, as your tour guide entertains you with stories of Savannah during the roaring 1920’s.
Beautiful spartina marshes bordered by graceful live oaks and teeming with flora and fauna of the southern coastal area provide the backdrop for the Low Country. Your guests will thrill to the homes and spectacular view from the bluff at Isle of Hope. Our first stop will be Wormsloe site of the tabby fort built to protect Savannah from the Spanish. Entering the gates of Wormsloe your group will be overwhelmed by the beautiful mile and a half drive of Live Oak Trees. Upon arriving at the Wormsloe Museum, you will enjoy a 15-minute video on the founding of Georgia and tour the museum.
Our second stop on the Low Country Tour is Bonaventure Cemetery where you will enjoy a guided walking tour of Bonaventure Cemetery. Bonaventure Cemetery was originally given in a king’s grant to Colonel John Mulryne in 1753. Colonel Mulryne built a beautiful plantation along the Wilmington River known as Bonaventure which means good fortune. There were three plantation homes over the years but all three were destroyed by fire. Today Bonaventure Cemetery is said to be one of the most beautiful cemeteries in North American. Bonaventure consist of over 300 acres and is an incredible garden of camellias, azaleas, wisteria, dogwood trees, 300-year-old live oak trees, and magnolia trees. Bonaventure Cemetery was featured in the book & movie “Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil”. Leaving Bonaventure Cemetery, we head back into the Historic District. Tour is approx. 3 hrs.
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