Vacationers have escaped daily life for this special retreat 18 miles off the coast of Savannah, GA for over 126 years.Today, it's enjoying a renaissance as the largest Tybee Island beach hotel.General James Oglethorpe and settlers from the ship Anne landed at Yamacraw Bluff and were greeted by Tomochichi, the Yamacraws, and Indian traders John and Mary Musgrove. The city of Savannah was founded on that date, along with the colony of Georgia.In 1751, Savannah and the rest of Georgia became a Royal Colony and Savannah was made the colonial capital of Georgia.Savannah's downtown area, which includes the Savannah Historic District, the Savannah Victorian Historic District, and 22 parklike squares, is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States (designated by the U. Savannah was the host city for the sailing competitions during the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Atlanta.
Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport.
Rain or shine, day or night, these tours are always a hit.
Not just tales from the SCRIPT – real stories from a real TV ghost hunter!
With a storied history dating back to 1733, it’s no wonder Savannah’s supernatural side has made quite some noise.
Find out why Savannah has been named “America’s Most Haunted City” and hear stories about the souls who’ve passed through and stuck around while walking through a cemetery or riding around town in a hearse or trolley on one of the many ghost tours.