SMS Spotlight: Greater Savannah

Join the Georgia Historical Society as over 100 cultural and historical sites open their doors free of charge on Sunday, February 10, 2019, for the Georgia History Festival’s Super Museum Sunday (SMS)! Each week leading up to SMSwe will highlight participating sites in anticipation of this annual tradition.

This week we shine a light on participating sites in Greater Savannah! Whether you are up for exploring the newly renovated slave quarters at the Owen-Thomas House, or the Prelude to WWII exhibit at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, with over 35 participating sites, Greater Savannah has something for everyone!

American Prohibition Museum

Andrew Low House

Beach Institute African American Cultural Center

Bloomingdale History Museum and Visitors Center

Bonaventure Historical Society

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

Congregation Mikve Israel

Davenport House Museum

First African Baptist Church

First Bryan Baptist Church

Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home

Fort Pulaski National Monument

Georgia State Railroad Museum

Girl Scout First Headquarters

Green-Meldrim House

Harper Fowlkes House

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

King-Tisdell Cottage

Massie Heritage Center

Mother Mathilda Beasley Cottage

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Old Fort Jackson

Ossabaw Island

Pin Point Heritage Museum

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

Savannah Children’s Museum

Savannah History Museum & Battlefield Memorial Park

Savannah Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

St. John’s Church

Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Telfair Museums Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

Telfair Museums’ Telfair Academy

Thunderbolt Historical Society

Tybee Island Light Station and Museum

UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium

Webb Military Museum

Wormsloe State Historic Site

Click here for a complete list of all participating Super Museum Sunday sites!

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