Savannah Black Heritage & Cultural Experiences

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Second African Baptist Church

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Honoring Savannah's Timeless Impact: Commemorating 250+ Years of Dynamic Black Culture

For over two and a half centuries, the vibrant city of Savannah has proudly commemorated a robust legacy of black history. From notable landmarks and educational institutions to the flourishing enterprises of modern black entrepreneurs, the city's dynamic African American culture and affluent heritage stand as integral and remarkable chapters in its compelling narrative.

Savannah, being one of the oldest cities in the United States, offers a diverse range of African American and black historical experiences. Make sure to include a visit to these notable landmarks, museums, and guided tours during your next trip to our city.

This Savannah Congregation is Older Than the United States

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First African Baptist Church

Where to Shop Black in Savannah

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Savannah Black Heritage Itinerary

Stained Glass at Savannah's First African Baptist Church

First African Baptist Church

Tour Historic First Bryan Baptist Church

Just 12 years after the Declaration of Independence, five slaves under the leadership of Rev. Andrew Bryan started what ...
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Explore Savannah's Rich Black History Tours and Monuments

Welcome to a captivating exploration of Black history in Savannah and Tybee Island. As we observe our history, we invite...
Savannah Black History Tours

Savannah Black History Tours

Lillian Grant-Baptiste; Celebrant/Storyteller/Speaker

Thirty years of experience as a motivational speaker and a professional storyteller, Ms. Grant-Baptiste has been ...
Lillian Grant-Baptiste

Lillian Grant-Baptiste

Learn about Savannah's Rich Gullah Geechee Heritage

Savannah's Gullah Geechee roots date back as early as the 1700s when enslaved West Africans were brought to Coastal ...
Sunset on the marsh at the Pin Point Heritage Museum in Savannah, Georgia.

Sunset on the marsh at the Pin Point Heritage Museum in Savannah, Georgia.

Learn About Black History at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

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Hags, Haints, & The Gullah Geechee Culture

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Visitors to the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters are guided through one of…

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Our company strives to provide the best tours with a unique addition to a picnic…

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***While the museum is temporarily closed, we have launched a YouTube channel…

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The most prominent homage to black history in Savannah, the African American…

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Laurel Grove South is one Savannah’s most significant final resting places…

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Outside Savannah is your source for exceptional quality tours and excursions…

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In 1859, one of the largest slave sales in U.S. history took place a short…

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The Haitian Monument in Franklin Square honors the largest unit of men of…

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Savannah's Historic Second African Baptist Church, located on Greene Square,…

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