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John David Mongin House, 1797, Savannah

a haunted house

One of just a handful of 18th-century houses remaining in Savannah, the Mongin House (known for a time as the Capital Dwelling House and now known as the Mongin-Carswell House) was relocated here from another lot on Warren Square and remodeled to its present condition in 1964. Mongin (1763-1833) set about building it as soon…

Tondee’s Tavern, Savannah

Tondees Tavern Savannah Georgia

Tondee’s Tavern is a  locally-owned restaurant and bar housed in a former 1850’s bank building at 7 E. Bay Street.  It is named for one of Savannah’s earliest and most successful taverns, which was located at the corner of Broughton Street and Whitaker Street between 1770 and 1785.  Savannah’s Sons of Liberty, an early American…

Beautiful Savannah, Georgia

flowers in a park

Savannah, established in 1733 was planned around a system of squares, surrounded with buildings in a variety of architectural styles such as Georgian Colonial and Greek Revival. Savannah beats out all other Georgia cities in historic interest. The birthplace of the colony of Georgia, Savannah was the colonial government and the capital of the state…