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J6100115-Forsyth-ParkSavannah, GA is a city where you will want to do a lot of walking and take in the many unique sights that await you. A couple of places that should be high on your itinerary is Forsyth Park and a visit to the interior of the Cathedral, Saint John the Baptist (closes at 5:00p).

Savannah is an old city with a lot of history. It played both a strategic role and a tactical role in both the American War of Independence (1775–1783) and the American Civil War (1861-1865).

The Historic District is well suited to walking. There are plenty of sidewalks and many of the buildings, that date back to the 1800's, are best seen on foot. The Historical District is a rectangle bounded on the:

1) North side by the Savannah River,
2) South side by Forsyth Park,
3) West side by Martin Luther King Blvd, and
4) East side by East Broad Street.

It is approximately 15 blocks in height (North to South) and 11 blocks in width (West to East).

Read more: Historic District General Info.