Georgia

April 26-30, 2006

A sunken ship along the ICW

Two islands with camps

A dock in the marsh

Linda steering through the ICW, bundled up for the first time in over a year

A fishing boat heading out to sea

Sunrise in Thunderbolt

Krispy Kreme doughnuts and a newspaper were delivered to our boat for breakfast in the Thunderbolt Marina

Driving down Victory Drive in Savannah

The first house in Savannah to have electricity

The Owen Thomas House

River Street

The cobblestone roads were made from ballast from ships

We stopped to watch some kids performing on the River Walk

River Street

Trompe l'oeil painting in a bar on River Street

Linda guarding the SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design)

Windchime docked at Thunderbolt Marina.  At high tide, we can touch the white paint on the pilings.

City Market in Savannah

One of Savannah's Squares

Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low (founder of the Girl Scouts of America).  It now houses the headquarters for the G.S.A.

Another square

One of the many buildings in Savannah restored and used by SCAD

The colonial section of Savannah

Statue of the Waving Girl.  She greeted every ship that sailed into Savannah for over 50 years, hoping her lost love would be onboard.  He never returned.

The Olympic torch burned here on the Savannah River during the Atlanta Olympics.  The sailing events took place here.

Sherman's headquarters during the Civil War.  Sherman gave Savannah to Lincoln as a Christmas present, which was why it was not burned as so many other Southern towns.

Town houses

The Candler Oak.  This live oak (live because it is green year round) is over 270 years old.

The Custom House

The Washington Guns, captured from Cormwallis during the Revolution were presented to Savannah by George Washington.

The Old Savannah Cotton Exchange

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