Presidents' Quarters Inn

225 East President Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Innkeeper(s): Jane Sales
 

Researching Savannah Wedding Packages? 19 Nov 2014, 12:30 am

Are you looking into Savannah as a destination for your wedding? Savannah offers numerous, beautiful weddings venues. Finding the perfect venue will not be too difficult. The key, however, is finding one that also offers fantastic Savannah wedding packages! As you are looking through all your options, take time to check out the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Not only is our Inn an ideal place to exchange vows with the one you love, but we also offer some of the best Savannah wedding packages. Want to know more about the packages? Here are a few things to know about our packages.

Our Savannah bed and breakfast offers wedding packages which provide a fantastic venue for an intimate Savannah garden wedding. From a casual, low-key event to a grand affair, the Presidents’ Quarters Inn’s elegant garden is the perfect place to hold a wedding that you will not forget. Whether you are looking for a cool fall wedding or a beautiful spring wedding, The Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers an airy garden wedding setting for a small summer wedding, beautiful spring wedding, fall wedding, or even a mild-winter wedding in Savannah.

One of the many Savannah wedding packages that the Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers is the Elopement Wedding package. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn also offers The Full House Wedding Party package, which is perfect for those looking for a larger affair. Nothing thrills us more than helping you plan the perfect wedding.

The Small Garden Wedding Elopement Package is a 2-night deal starting at $1100 for the executive room and $1200 for a suite. This package offers the couple a simplistic and elegant small garden wedding. The elopement package includes, 2-nights at Presidents’ Quarters Inn for the Bride and Groom, wedding officiator, signature Presidents’ Quarters Inn floral bride bouquet, 8-inch signature Presidents’ Quarters Inn wedding cake and chilled champagne. The total wedding party is limited to bride and groom plus six people.

The Full House Wedding Party Lodging is a wonderful option for those looking for a large affair. This package requires a 2-night minimum, and the room rates are based on lodging dates. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn is perfect for small, intimate weddings that include family and friends. Reserve the sixteen rooms of the Inn for your wedding party and experiences ultimate privacy. Take full advantage of the elevator to all floors and the ideal location in the hub of the Landmark Savannah Historic District. The Full House deal is one of the best Savannah wedding packages we offer. The package includes 2-nights lodging at Presidents’ Quarters Inn for a maximum of 40 guests. The guestroom options include double full, queen and king bed accommodations, which allows you to make accommodations for everyone’s needs. Guests receive the Chef’s hot plated breakfast every morning of their stay. Guests also get to enjoy afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres. The on-site private parking is also included. In addition to the lovely venue, the Presidents’ Quarters Inn is located on Oglethorpe Square in the heart of Savannah. This gives you and your wedding guests easy access to all of the beautiful sites in Savannah.

We hope that this information on some of the best Savannah wedding packages helps you in your decision. For more information on the packages, we invite you to download our Savannah Wedding Guide, “We Do and We Don’t” ™ Brochure PDF. We can hardly wait to see you and your wedding party soon!

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Where to Go Christmas Shopping in Savannah GA 12 Nov 2014, 12:30 am

With Christmas right around the corner, the department stores are buzzing with activity. Savannah offers an array of different shops through which to wander, making it difficult to find just what you need. We, here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, want to make your Christmas shopping in Savannah GA enjoyable. Take an afternoon and wander through the historic downtown to discover the hidden gems of local antiques, contemporary designs and sweet Savannah style. We will tell you about all the downtown hot spots, from the locals’ favorites to our visitors’ must-see places. Nothing beats Christmas shopping in Savannah GA. Here are just a few of the best places to shop for the perfect gift for that special someone.

1. Chocolat by Adam Turoni | 6700 Waters Avenue

If you are searching for a sweet treat for a friend, look no further than Chocolat. Owner and chocolatier, Adam Turoni, has been serving up some of the best chocolate in Savannah. Pick and choose your favorites from the wide selection of treats that Chocolat has to offer!

2. Clipper Trading Company | 201 West Broughton Street

Imported Asian antiques, artifacts, eclectic furniture, and crafts since 1998, Clipper Trading Company has an expansive collection of beautiful pieces of furniture and more. Stroll through the quaint store and be inspired! Pick up a trinket for a family member or purchase a new piece of furniture for the living room.

3. Custard Boutique | 422 Whitaker Street

All about providing cute and affordable clothing for women, Custard Boutique is the perfect place to create a new wardrobe or buy a little something for a friend. Custard believes in “all things local, eco-friendly, and fun!” This is definitely a place to go Christmas shopping in Savannah, GA.

4. Arts & Crafts Emporium | 40 East Factor’s Walk

This inside art fair features over 100 artists from the coastal area as well as across the nation. Worth the trip, the Arts & Craft Emporium is located on River Street in Historic Downtown Savannah.

5. The Salt Table | 51 Barnard Street

A Savannah original, The Salt Table, is a fantastic shop with a large variety of salts, teas and more. Featuring free tasting samples of hundreds of different seasonings, sugars, dips, blends, Amish popcorn, and even local honey, The Salt Table is a must see when Christmas shopping in Savannah GA. All of the items are packaged under the unique Salt Table brand that is available only at the store.

6. The Paris Market and Brocante | 36 West Broughton Street

Paris Market is a storehouse of treasures. When you stroll through the grand doors of the market, you will find yourself transported to vintage Paris! The market offers books, accessories, kitchenware, furniture, room décor and much more! Come ready to find the perfect gift for everyone!

 

Now that you know where to go Christmas shopping in Savannah GA, make sure you have a place to relax after the busy day. Check out our bed and breakfast, Presidents’ Quarters Inn, for an excellent night’s rest after a full day of shopping! Choose from any of our 16 beautiful rooms for your stay. This picturesque Savannah boutique hotel will feed you a classic Southern breakfast, as you enjoy favorites such as pastries, muffins, French toast, or homemade quiche.

 

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How to Spend a Savannah New Years Eve 7 Nov 2014, 12:00 am

Ring in the New Year Savannah style! This year, make the most of the exciting holiday and take a trip to the South’s most beautiful city. We, here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, truly believe there is nothing better than a Savannah New Years Eve. The streets are filled with joyful laughter as friends celebrate the holiday with delicious food at one of the many local restaurants. Savannah offers an array of events during this fantastic time of year. Here are a few things to know about a Savannah New Years Eve.

Possibly the most popular event is the city’s official New Year’s Eve celebration. Taking place at the Savannah City Market, this outdoor street party features live music from 9 P.M. to 1 A.M. This Savannah New Years Eve Party is free and open to the public. Before heading to the festivities, grab a bite to eat at one of the fabulous local restaurants.

Bundle up and head over to Tybee Island for a fireworks display like no other. The sky will be filled with an array of beautiful colors during Savannah’s fireworks show, which takes place at 11 P.M. at the Tybee Island Pier. Make sure to bring a thermos of hot cocoa to stay warm!

Another fun activity to consider is a classic Southern riverboat cruise. The Savannah River Queen and the Georgia Queen are two old-style stern wheel riverboats that tour the Savannah River from 9 P.M. to 1A.M. on New Years Eve. Guests aboard the boat can watch the fireworks show while they munch on a delicious Savannah style dinner and sip on cocktails. Dance the night away to live music. For a memorable experience, hop aboard the 2014 New Years Eve Cruise! Adults cost $59.95 and children cost $32.95. Boarding opens at 6 P.M. The lovely cruise lasts from 7 P.M. till 9 P.M. The New Year’s Eve Gale Cruise runs from 8:30 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Tickets cost $169.95 for adults and $169.95 for children. Purchase tickets here!

Historic River Street will be buzzing with excitement on New Years Eve! Celebrate the end of the year with Savannah’s 2nd Annual Up the Cup Countdown sponsored by Wet Willie’s Savannah! The thrilling celebration will take place on Rousakis Riverfront Plaza from 8 P.M. to 1 A.M. on Wednesday, December 31. This event will feature live music and the non-traditional “ball drop” with a Savannah twist! The “Up the Cup” countdown will start right before midnight, followed by a breath taking firework display to ring in 2015! This is how to spend a Savannah New Year’s Eve!

With so many different ways to rig in 2015, Savannah is the perfect place to spend the holiday. As you are planning your Savannah New Years Eve, do not forget to secure your reservation at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Any of our 16 luxurious rooms would make an excellent home away from home for a couple of nights. The Presidents ’Quarters Inn will serve you a complimentary Southern breakfast. Enjoy favorites such as muffins, pastries, French toast, or eggs Benedict before you hit the town. Come stay with us for a true Savannah New Years Eve experience!

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14th Annual Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights 31 Oct 2014, 1:30 am

Bundle up and get ready for a true holiday event. The Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights is a fun family event, full of twinkly light displays! Kids and adults alike will be awe struck by the hundreds of bright lights displayed across 2 miles of land. We here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to enjoy the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights to its fullest. Grab your blanket and thermos of hot cocoa and head over to the Annual Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights for an evening you will never forget.

This year the Savannah Harbor Foundation Festival of Lights and Winter Carnival will be held at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. The fantastic event will feature a drive through light show around the Hutchinson Island Road Course. The Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights will also have a Ferris wheel as well as other mechanical rides on Bryan Square. Let the kids run around and have a marvelous time exploring the winter wonderland. The Festival also features a Gingerbread Village inside the hotel, pictures with Santa, Winter Themed “Fun Zone”, holiday concessions and fabulous holiday decor around the Resort. Visitors are sure to have an unforgettable time as they wander around the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights and Winter Carnival.

Starting on Friday, November 28, the 2014 Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights will open its gates at 6:30 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. It will be open Thursdays through Sundays until December 18. The Festival will then open daily from December 18 to December 28 from 6:30 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. Admission costs $20 per family vehicle with up to 8 people in the vehicle. A family vehicle with 8-16 passengers costs $40. For those wishing to park for the carnival, parking is available at the International Trade and Convention Center.

The event is full of many wonders. Guests start their journey through the winter wonderland with a warm welcome from the Festival’s warm Gate Ambassadors. Drive through 1.5 miles of giant lighted holiday displays, from Santa and his sleigh to Rudolph and his friends. After driving through the excellent light show, make your way over to the Winter Carnival and continue the fun. The Ferris wheel overlooks the beautiful Savannah River and River Street. Wander around the Carnival and grab a treat at one of the numerous concession stands. With choices between s’mores, hot chocolate, hot dogs and more, you are sure to find something that satisfies your palate. Huddle around the warm bon fire while you roast your s’mores and enjoying the holiday music that fills the air. This is a holiday experience that you don’t want to miss!

As you are planning your evening at the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights, make sure you have a cozy place to which to return after the evening out.  The President’s Quarters Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Before you head out into the beautiful winter day, the Inn will feed you a signature gourmet breakfast. You can book your stay today to help ensure that you will have an unforgettable trip to the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights!

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4 Reasons to Spend Christmas in Savannah GA 27 Oct 2014, 1:30 am

The winter winds are sweeping through the cobblestone streets of Savannah, bringing the holiday cheer with them. With less than 9 weeks till Christmas, finalizing your holiday plans is crucial. There is no better place to spend your Christmas vacation than in the beautiful city of Savannah. Twinkly lights and holiday cheer fill the streets as locals and guests alike celebrate the joyous season. When you spend Christmas in Savannah, GA, you will have numerous opportunities to experience the local traditions and create fond memories with your friends and family. We here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to experience the best parts of Savannah while visiting. If we still have not convinced you, here are four reasons to spend Christmas in Savannah, GA.

1. The Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights

This is the number one reason to spend Christmas in Savannah, GA. This breathtaking festival is an event for the whole family. The Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights starts on the Road Course at Savannah Harbor on Hutchinson Island. Guests enter a twinkling wonderland of over 100 larger-than-life lighted, holiday-themed displays. This one-of-a-kind holiday lights event will surely become a beloved family holiday tradition for years to come.

2. Experiencing the Old-Fashioned Way

Another reason to spend Christmas in Savannah, GA is experiencing the old-fashioned way of celebrating the holiday. One way to be transported to the past is by touring the Davenport House. This gorgeous house is decked up for the holidays and offers tours focusing on how the Davenport family celebrated Christmas and New Year’s in the 1820’s. The tour is a great way to catch a glimpse of the past.

3. A Blast to the Past

This once in a lifetime event draws thousands of people from across the world. The Journey, an outdoor production, allows guests to walk through an authentically recreated ancient town of Bethlehem, packed full with tannery, bakery, blacksmith and jewelry shops and an inn that is filled to capacity. Follow shepherds to find Mary, Joseph, and a baby crying softly in a manger, or enjoy delicious food from one of the stands. Let the wonder of the season warm your heart at this fantastic event.

4. The Atmosphere

Savannah is filled with the holiday spirit. With so many events and shows in which to take part, you are sure to have a packed schedule while visiting. The streets are filled with laughter and cheer, pouring out from the restaurants filled with family and friends sharing fond memories. Bundle up and make your way to River Street for even more holiday spirit! The Savannah Riverfront’s annual Christmas on the River and Lighted Parade is back again! On December 6 and 7 wander through stalls filled with regional arts and craft exhibitors to shop for gifts and stocking stuffers to check off of your Christmas list! The event also features special holiday performances on the Arbor Stage, featuring local musicians, singers and dance groups all weekend long.

As you are deciding whether or not to spend Christmas in Savannah, GA, take time to also think about where you would stay. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers 16 beautifully decorated rooms, perfect to relax in while enjoying the twinkling lights through your window. This exquisite Savannah boutique hotel will provide you complimentary Southern breakfast. Enjoy favorites such as muffins, pastries, French toast, or eggs Benedict. Come stay with us and enjoy a traditional Savannah Christmas.

 

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The Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon Will Be Here Soon 20 Oct 2014, 1:30 am

Are you ready for one of the best events that the beautiful city of Savannah has to offer? Lace up your running shoes and get ready to dance your way to the finish line of the Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon. Thousands of walkers and runners alike come out for this amazing event of live music, fantastic food, and intriguing exhibits. Start planning your trip to the Presidents’ Quarters Inn for a run of a lifetime. Nothing compares to running down the old cobble stone streets of the historic southern city. Here are a few things to know about the Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon.

There is something for everyone at the Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon. Offering a marathon, a 2 person half marathon, a half marathon, a 5K and a 1-mile, the event offers an options for every skill level. The event begins with a bang on Saturday, November 8, with the marathon, half marathon, and 2 person half marathon. Runners take their mark on Bay Street and Bull Street at 7:00 A.M. and wind through downtown Savannah to the finish line in Forsyth Park. The track passes by three of the city’s iconic downtown squares, the stunning homes of Gordonston, and the southern charm of West Savannah. To view the Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon course map, click here.

On Sunday, November 9, the Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon offers a 5K and 1-mile run. Runners for the 5K start their journey through beautiful Savannah at 1:00 P.M. and those running the 1-mile start at 2:30 P.M. Both runs start and end in the picturesque Daffin Park. Register today to ensure you have a spot in the fantastic race.

At the end of all the runs, American Idol season 11 winner Phillip Phillips, will be performing! Cranford Hollow and A Nickel Bag of Funk will also be performing live. The uniqueness of the Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon is the fact that at every mile mark there is a band performing music to keep you moving. Music every mile makes up the heart of this event. Savannah bands will be performing a variety of music from alternative to classic rock, funk, punk, and blues to jazz it up. The bands will keep the course pulsating as runners rock their way from start to finish!

Race day can get crazy, and the last thing you need to worry about is parking. Free parking is limited and only available for runners. You can find free parking at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. All cars must be parked by 6:00am on Saturday morning. Runners can also pre-purchase a parking pass to one of the four garages in the Historic Downtown area. Another way to avoid parking is by staying at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Located on East President Street, the Inn is only 10 minutes away from the Savannah Rock n Roll start line.

As you begin training for the Savannah Rock n Roll Marathon, do not forget to find a place to rest and rejuvenate after the race. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers 16 luxurious rooms from which you can choose. Not only is the Inn ideally located for the run, but it also offers a scrumptious southern breakfast every morning of your stay. Come stay with us and enjoy the best of Savannah.

 

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Spend this Thanksgiving in Savannah 14 Oct 2014, 3:00 am

The leaves are changing and the weather is turning, thus marking the start of the holiday season. This Thanksgiving the beautiful city of Savannah will be filled with fun events for the whole family. Instead of the formal meal at home this year, why not bring the family to Savannah? Make your way to Presidents’ Quarters Inn for a truly memorable Thanksgiving in Savannah. When you spend Thanksgiving in Savannah, you will have the opportunity to visit art exhibits, enjoy live entertainment at the City Market, participate in fun-filled festivities on historic River Street, watch thrilling sports events, experience amazing SCAD art festivals, take a tour of a private home and so much more! There is always something fun and exciting happening in Savannah. Here are a few things to add to your list for your Thanksgiving in Savannah!

Stroll through Forsyth Park

There is no better way to start off the day than with a stroll through a beautiful historic park. Only blocks away from the Presidents’ Quarters Inn lies Forsyth Park, a stunning, Parisian-style park featuring an ornate, two-tiered cast-iron fountain. Lined with oak trees, which are romantically draped with Spanish moss, the brick-paved walkways of the park are the perfect place for you to enjoy the early morning air. Make sure to bring your camera along! The park is a wonderful place to capture a few fond memories of your time in Savannah! 

There is an array of fantastic restaurants in Savannah, serving up a traditional Southern all-you-can-eat meal! Here are two uniquely different ways Savannah is serving up the fanfare.

Thanksgiving Day Riverboat Cruise

Whether you wish to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal in the afternoon or evening, the Georgia Queen or the Savannah River Queen offers both options. The boats depart at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm, allowing you to choose which time works best into your schedule. During your two-hour cruise along the Savannah River, you will be served roasted turkey and glazed ham alongside all your favorite Thanksgiving sides. Enjoy a full dessert bar while you enjoy the pleasant sounds of the riverboat’s on-board musical guests. Boarding begins one hour before sail time; reservations are recommended.

Traditional Savannah Thanksgiving at the Olde Pink House

Elegance and class will surround you at this beautiful 18th century home near Reynolds Square. In the formal dining room with like dress code, you will experience all the Southern hospitality and charm the city has to offer. The Olde Pink House will be serving traditional Thanksgiving foods alongside your Southern favorites. Reservations are strongly recommended to enjoy the Thanksgiving meal here.

The best part about spending your Thanksgiving in Savannah at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn is that you get to experience the beauty of the fall season as well as the fantastic holiday. This charming bed and breakfast, located right on Oglethorpe Square, neighbors several prominent historical sites and offers easy access to all the fun activities offered during the fall season. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn is the perfect place to stay during your exciting trip. In addition to its superior location, the Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers guests 16 luxurious accommodations from which to choose! See you soon!

 

 

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Chippewa Square in Downtown Savannah 3 Oct 2014, 1:30 am

Savannah is full of historic sites, beautiful cobblestone streets, and oak trees sprinkled with Spanish moss. The picturesque city is known for its delicious cuisine and sweet southern style. Along with the fantastic food and stunning scenery, the picturesque city also offers quaint and grand squares. Savannah has numerous squares and our favorite is Oglethorpe Square. The President’s Quarters Inn is nestled on this charming square, making it the perfect place to stay. Oglethorpe Square is only one of many squares that you will have the opportunity to enjoy while staying in Savannah. One that you do not want to miss is Chippewa Square. Here are a few things to know about Chippewa Square.

Chippewa Square, bisecting Bull Street, was built well after the Revolution in approximately 1815. The name of the square commemorates the 1814 victory of the Battle of Chippewa in Upper Canada where the American forces under the command of Major General Jacobs Jenning Brown defeated the British. The sculpture in the middle of the square, however, is not of Brown but of James Oglethorpe, the founder of the Georgia Colony. This stunning Daniel Chester French-designed statue was completed and placed in the square in 1910 and still stands today.

The Independent Presbyterian Church, which was built in 1817, is the defining monument of the square. What makes the Church unique is that it occupies tithing lots, rather than a trust lot. Two buildings of historical importance also surround the square. The first is the First Baptist Church, which was designed and built in 1833 with a later renovation in 1922. The second one is the Philbrick-Eastman House, which was designed by Charles Cluskey in 1844. This home was owned and occupied by several prominent Savannah families, including the Hulls and the Barrows. Both of these historic sites are wonderful places to tour and learn more about Savannah’s rich history.

The best part about Chippewa Square is the benches that are scattered throughout it. Spend the afternoon strolling through the square and enjoy a moment or two of peace as you relax on one of the benches. Chippewa Square is also home to the scenes in Forrest Gump where Tom Hanks sat on the bench waiting for the bus. The bench itself, however, is no longer located on this Chippewa Square.

Not only is Chippewa Square surrounded by beautiful historic buildings but also by delicious restaurants. The Public Kitchen & Bar is a great place to stop and grab a bite to eat. If you are looking for a cup of Joe, head over to the Gallery Espresso and enjoy an espresso and baked good.

While reading about Chippewa Square and all the wonderful things Savannah has to offer, don’t forget to find a place to stay. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn is located on the beautiful Oglethorpe Square and is located near Chippewa Square. This Savannah boutique hotel offers 16 different rooms, all named after former Presidents of the United States who visited Georgia’s first city. Every morning you stay, you can expect a gourmet breakfast prepared to order. For more information on the Presidents’ Quarters Inn and the city itself, you can request your Savannah vacation guide today!

 

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Explore the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum 26 Sep 2014, 1:30 am

For all you history buffs out there, start planning your trip to one of the best museums in the city of Savannah. Guests to this amazing museum will have an experience like no other. The Ralph Mark Gilbert Rights Museum illustrates the civil rights struggle of Georgia’s oldest African-American community from slavery to the present. We here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to get the most out of your time spent in Savannah. Here are a few things to know about the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum.

Named in honor of the late Dr. Ralph Mark Gilbert, the father of Savannah’s modern day Civil Rights Movement and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, The Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum holds interesting facts about the civil rights struggle of Georgia. Dr. Gilbert served as pastor of historic First African Baptist Church on Franklin Square in Savannah for 16 years. Later, in 1942, he reorganized the Savannah Branch NAACP, served as president for eight years and convened its first state conference. More than forty NAACP branches were organized in Georgia by 1950 under Gilberts courageous leadership.

The building that houses the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum is modern in comparison to others in historic Savannah. The building, however, has played an important part in Savannah’s African-American history. In 1914, Robert Pharrow, an African-American contractor from Atlanta, built the structure. The building was first home to the Wage Earners Savings and Loan Bank, once the largest bank for African-Americans in this county. The building now houses the history of Savannah’s civil rights movement.

Located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, the Ralph Mark Gilbert Rights Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. The Museum includes three floors of photographic and interactive exhibits, including an NAACP Organization exhibit, a lunch counter where sit ins occurred, a fiber optic map of 87 significant civil rights sites and events, and segregation exhibits. The Museum also offers group tours, but advance notice is required. The tours are a wonderful way to get the most out of the Museum. The friendly and knowledge tour guides make your experience even more interesting!

While planning your visit to the Ralph Mark Gilbert Rights Museum, make sure to find the perfect place to stay during your time in the city. Staying at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn allows guests to experience the history of the city and the Inn itself. This historic boutique hotel in Savannah provides all the personal touches and amenities associated with a bed and breakfast. Nestled in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, the Presidents’ Quarters Inn is ideally located for guests to learn more about the history of Savannah without having to go far. In addition to its superior location, the Presidents’ Quarters Inn offers guests 16 luxurious accommodations from which to choose. Every morning of your stay, we serve you a full southern breakfast before you hit the town. We hope to see you soon!

 

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6 Savannah Attractions You Need to See 22 Sep 2014, 1:30 am

Savannah is packed full with numerous attractions, from fascinating museums to picturesque parks. With so many Savannah attractions from which to choose, you might feel overwhelmed by your options. Don’t fret! We at Presidents’ Quarters are here to help! When you come to stay with us, you will be centrally located to explore the best Savannah attractions offered! Here is a list of our 6 favorite Savannah attractions that you must see when you visit!

1. Savannah Historic District

One of the most beautiful areas of the city, the Savannah historic distract, is a place you do not want to miss! Take a day and stroll down the cobble stone streets of the stunning area and be transported back into a different time. With every step you take through Savannah’s charming historic district, the traditional southern atmosphere comes to life!

2. Lady’s & Sons

A favorite attraction for locals and visitors alike, Lady’s & Sons will be an experience you will not soon forget! Located on Congress Street just off of City Market and Ellis Square, this quaint restaurant is home of Paula Deen of the Food Network. People come from all over the world to enjoy the tastes of Paula Deen’s famous Southern comfort food recipes. Enjoy a glass of sweet tea while savoring a delicious entrée the restaurant has to offer!

3. Davenport House Museum

The Isaiah Davenport House, located on Columbia Square, was built between 1815 and 1820 and is an excellent example of Federal architecture. Take a tour of this House Museum and learn about the history of this fascinating house, which features a fine collection of Davenport china and period decorative arts, adding to your experience!

4. The Savannah Theatre

First opening its doors on December 4, 1818 with a production of the comedy “A Soldier’s Daughter”, The Savannah Theatre is a fantastic Savannah attraction to experience. Now, after several centuries and a few renovations, the Savannah Theatre houses the performance ensemble “The Beat Goes On” and remains the oldest continuously operating theater site in America. Check out The Savannah Theatre schedule and find a show while you are in the beautiful southern city!

5. The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

If you enjoy looking at different styles of architecture, make your way over to the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. The beautiful Cathedral offers an excellent example of French Gothic architecture. Located on Lafayette Square, the stunning structure was built between 1873 and 1876 and still stands to this day!

6. The City Market

Stretching over four blocks of the heart of the Historic District, the City Market offers an authentic atmosphere and illustrates the character of the city’s old open marketplace. The market features artists working in their lofts and exhibits of works for sale. That’s not all the City Market has to offer! With numerous restaurants, open-air cafés, theme shops, and stores offering crafts, accessories, and gifts, the Market has something that is sure to capture your attention. Don’t miss out on this classic Savannah attraction!

 

Now that you know about six of our favorite Savannah attractions, it is time for you to come and see if they are as great as we say they are! There is no better place to stay while in the beautiful southern city than at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn! Offering a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city, you will not have trouble finding one that suits your needs. Your stay comes with a full delicious breakfast each morning, so your days will start off on a bright note. Complete your list of Savannah attractions with a stay at the Presidents Quarters’ Inn!

 

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