The historic Bonaventure Cemetery was toured. Ms. Doty talked about some of the notable people buried there, focusing on… read more
The historic Bonaventure Cemetery was toured. Ms. Doty talked about some of the notable people buried there, focusing on Revolutionary and Civil War eras.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Savannah, Georgia, on June 1-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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Georgia Secession Banners
Georgia secession banners supporting South Carolina’s departure from the Union were shown.
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Wormsloe Plantation and Noble Jones
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Jones Street and Joe Thompson
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