Posts Tagged ‘Savannah’s River Street’

Celebrate a Savannah 4th of July!

June 12th, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Celebrate a Savannah 4th of July!There’s always something to do here but – during a Savannah 4th of July? There’s so much going on it can be hard to choose!

Savannah is one of America’s most historic cities and, as such, goes all out on patriotic holidays like Independence Day. There can be an overwhelming number of things going on. While many of the smaller and lesser known attractions are also worthy of attention, there’s a reason why certain events attract more people – here’s our short list of the biggest attractions on a Savannah 4th of July.

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Discover Savannah’s River Street

May 19th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Savannah's River StreetRiverside cobblestone streets. Southern hospitality and history mingling with charming storefronts and delectable eateries: Savannah’s River Street.

The busy, nine-block, waterfront stretch along the Savannah River, known as Savannah’s River Street, was once a bustling, gritty wharf area that slowly grew into a district of prosperous cotton warehouses as trade flourished. By the end of the Civil War, however, the area fell into disrepair. It remained run down until the mid-70’s, when the Riverfront Urban Renewal Project was begun.

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