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Georgia History Festival for 2013

kathleen Dupuis - Monday, February 04, 2013

Join us to celebrate the founding of the Colony of Georgia, which took place on February 12, 1733.  The Georgia History Festival is a must for all History Lovers!  Savannah's celebrations to commemorate the event include:


Step back in time at the Colonial Faire and Muster on the weekend of February 9-10th.  This event is FREE  to the public.  It will be held on the historic Wormsloe Plantation.  Actors and vendors recreate colonial Savannah, with demonstrations of the old blacksmith shop, firing muskets, and cooking over a fire.


The festival will include the Official Georgia Day Parade on February 12th, 2013 at 10:30 am.  The parade begins at Forsyth Park, just steps from The Olde Savannah Inn.  The parade route includes a march down the historic Bull Street and will ultimately wind up at City Hall. 


The festivities continue with Super Museum Sunday from noon until 4 pm on Sunday February 13, 2013.  Over 40 organizations, including the city's history, art and cultural museums, have agreed to take part in the History Festival.  Admission to the participating locations for this event is FREE.


What better place to stay for the Georgia History Festival that at one of Savannah's  Historical Inns? The Olde Savannah Inn, located in the South Historic District, is the perfect place to call home while you enjoy the festivities..  The Inn was built in 1877, and was restored in 2005.  This Award Winning Bed and Breakfast offers beautiful, historic architecture combined with all the comforts of our modern day world. Staying at the Inn allows you to start the day with our famous gourmet breakfast, then proceed to enjoy the festivities knowing that you will be welcomed back to the lap of luxury at the end of the day.



Photo courtesy of The GA Historical Society



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