Info & Amenities
The King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation manages the Beach Institute African American Culture Center, the King-Tisdell Cottage and the Negro Heritage Trail Tour: An African American Journey.
Established in 1865 as a school for newly freed slaves, the Beach Institute is Georgia’s oldest still-standing school for blacks. It’s now home to Savannah’s African American Arts Center.
Dating to the 1890s, the King-Tisdell Cottage has served as a cultural museum of African American arts and crafts for more than three decades.
This is a must see. A part of Georgia history that a lot of the tours gloss over or leave out. The woman who gave us our tour was incredibly knowledgeable and not shy about delving into serious...
The history of the family and community efforts to construct and preserve this home is a testament to the strength and perseverance of Africans desire to thrive in America. The inside of the home is...
Savannah is a wonderful city and full of historic houses, many of which have beautiful furniture and artefacts. This four-square cottage is not one of them but it is a good visit for the other side...