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Savannah Black Heritage & Cultural Experiences

Haitian Monument 

Savannah celebrates more than 250 years of black history. From historic sites and museums to the city's thriving black-owned businesses of today, Savannah's African American culture and rich heritage are important and noteworthy chapters in our city's story. 

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As one of the oldest cities in America, Savannah is home to a variety of African American & black historical experiences. Visit any of these landmarks, museums or guided tours on your next trip to our city!

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    Laurel Grove Cemetery

    Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, GA 31415
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    Laurel Grove South is one Savannah’s most significant final resting places for African Americans who died in the 19th and 20th centuries. While slavery was still...

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    African-American Monument

    African-American Monument, Savannah, GA 31401
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    The most prominent homage to black history in Savannah, the African American Family Monument is found on River Street, depicting a newly emancipated family of...

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    Haitian Monument

    Franklin Square, Savannah, GA 31401
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    The Haitian Monument in Franklin Square honors the largest unit of men of African descent who were recruited from present-day Haiti to serve in the Revolutionary...

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