National Landmark Historic District

National Landmark Historic District

This enchanting area of the city is home to stunning historic homes featuring many different styles of architecture, picturesque park-like squares and some of the most popular landmarks in town.

301 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Savannah, Georgia, 31401912-944-0455

National Landmark Historic District

Discover this enchanting National Historic Landmark, where you’ll see stunning examples of 18th- and 19th-century Georgian, Greek Revival, and Gothic architecture and explore scenic neighborhoods highlighted by picturesque central squares. Savannah’s historic district is also home to some of the city’s most important must-see landmarks, such as the Colonial Park Cemetery, Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, and Forsyth Park.

Details

Hours –

Visitor Center hours are 8:30am-5pm, Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm, Saturday-Sunday.

Prices –

Free

Parking –

Free parking is available at the Visitors Center.

Activities

  • Landmark Buildings
  • Historic Squares
  • Walking Tours
  • Trolley Rides
  • Museums
  • Antique Shopping

Notable Sites in the Historic District

The Telfair Academy Museum, the First African Baptist Church, the Old Harbor Light, Mercer Williams House, Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace, Colonial Park Cemetery and the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist are just a few of the notable visitor attractions. Make sure to explore Forsyth Park, City Market, Jones Street and Lafayette Square, too.

Our knowledgeable staff is available to assist you with the planning of your visit. Should you desire assistance, please email us at info@thecottonsailhotel.com and a member of our team will be most happy to assist you.

Savannah Visitor Center

Situated in the restored Central of Georgia railroad station, the Savannah Visitor Center is the perfect place to start your visit to Savannah. You can pick up free maps and brochures, join a guided tour, get details on self-guided tours to explore historic Savannah by foot and learn more about the city.

FAQs

What are the boundaries of the historic district?

The Historic District boundaries are the Savannah River, East Broad Street, Gwinnett Street, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.

Are tours available?

Yes, self-guided tour maps are readily available at the Concierge Service Center located in the Cotton Sail Hotel. It will be the pleasure of our team to suggest and arrange your choice of architectural tours, cultural outings, boat excursions and/or ghost tours to ensure you spend more time exploring and less time planning.