Sunday, December 21, 2014

Georgia Historical Society in Savannah: A Fascinating Visit

The long-term exhibit, “Revolutionary Georgia, 1765-1787: Treasures from the Collections of the Georgia Historical Society,” is currently on display in Hodgson Hall.  The exhibit features a sampling of artifacts, documents, maps, and portraits from the Society’s rich collection of early Georgia materials.  Highlights include the dueling pistols used by Button Gwinnett and Lachlan McIntosh, the grapeshot that mortally wounded Count Casimir Pulaski during the Siege of Savannah, the minutes of the Revolutionary Council of Safety, Abraham Baldwin’s draft copy of the U.S. Constitution, and a sword presented to the City of Savannah by the Marquis de Lafayette.

Notes: Ongoing. Open. 12-5 Wednesday-Friday. Also open the first and third Saturday of the month.

Find out more:
Phone: 912-651-2125
Address: Hodgson Hall, 501 Whitaker Street
Latitude: 32.070385
Longitude: -81.096681

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