Savannah was established in 1733 and was the first state capital of Georgia. Savannah attracts millions of visitors each year, as people come to see the city’s incredible architecture and historic buildings. There are many places of interest in Savannah, including the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, the First African Baptist Church and more.
Today, Savannah’s downtown district is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States, having been designated as such by the U.S. government in 1966. Savannah was privileged to be the host city for the sailing competitions during the 1996 Summer Olympics that were held in Atlanta, Georgia.