Savannah's African-American
History Sites

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Savannah celebrates more than 250 years of African-American heritage and features a number of historic sites and museums that focus on the African-American experience. Discover the important contributions that African-Americans have made upon Savannah and the Coastal Empire.

African-American Memorial, River StreetAfrican-American Monument River Street

African-American History Sites

If you want to see Savannah’s rich African-American history on your own, you’ll want to be sure and check out these historic sites.

African-American Monument

The Beach Institute – African-American Culture Center

King-Tisdell Cottage - Black History Museum

Laurel Grove Cemetery South

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

First African Baptist Church

First Bryan Baptist Church

Second African Baptist Church


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