Mobile Workshop - Walking Tour of Savannah’s National Landmark Historic District

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

#9135507

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 8 p.m. EDT

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Overview

Walking tour of Savannah.  Discover Savannah’s wealth of architecture, explore Oglethorpe’s renowned town plan, and learn about the preservation of the Historic Landmark District on an expertly guided walking tour.    

Your tour guide:  Retired from a 24 year career as City Preservation Officer, Ms. Reiter is an author and lecturer on Savannah history and architecture.  Her Charleston ancestors owned the Ship Ann that brought the first colonists from England to Savannah.  Her own ancestors settled in Savannah in 1785 and their descendants have lived in Savannah continually for 230 years.  

Prior to the tour, participants will board the Savannah Belles ferry to cross the Savannah River.  The walking tour will begin on River Street at the Waving Girl Landing and end near the City Hall Ferry Dock.  At the conclusion of the tour, attendees may elect to remain downtown for dinner and further exploration.  Free ferry service back to the hotel normally ends at midnight.

Speakers

Beth Reiter

Retired from a 24 year career as City Preservation Officer, Ms. Reiter is an author and lecturer on Savannah history and architecture.  Her Charleston ancestors owned the Ship Ann that brought the first colonists from England to Savannah.  Her own ancestors settled in Savannah in 1785 and their descendants have ... Read More

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General Staff Account CM, staff@ampo.org