Savannah’s Pin Point Heritage Museum

June 24th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Pin Point Heritage MuseumSavannah’s Pin Point Heritage Museum is your doorway to the tiny African American community of Pin Point and the creole Geechee/Gullah culture of the Lowcountry.

Pin Point is a unincorporated community located just a few miles south of Savannah on the banks of the Moon River. If the name sounds familiar to you, it may be because it is the birthplace of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Pin Point was founded in the 1890’s by the first generation of freed slaves. Isolated for nearly a century, the people within developed their own, creole language and way of life: becoming the Gullah/Geechee. (more…)

Visit Civil War Savannah

May 30th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Civil War Savannah - Fort JacksonSavannah is steeped in Civil War history with dozens of tours, museums, and other attractions in the city can help to bring many different facets of Civil War Savannah into focus, whether you’re a student or just someone fascinated by history.

Savannah contains hundreds of antebellum houses, churches, warehouses, and other buildings that saw or played a role in Civil War Savannah. Three of Savannah’s historic forts saw occupation by both Confederate and Union forces. (more…)