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Savannah

One of my favorite cities. All the trees covered in moss, especially the live oak trees. The squares, just two blocks apart throughout much of the city. The architecture, all the different houses and other buildings constructed with style and a restriction on height keeping all the details within sight.

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The Davenport house  Master builder Isaiah Davenport, a native of New England, designed and built the Federalist style home as a dwelling for his growing household as well as a demonstration of his building skills in 1820-1821.

The Davenport house

Master builder Isaiah Davenport, a native of New England, designed and built the Federalist style home as a dwelling for his growing household as well as a demonstration of his building skills in 1820-1821.

Somebody got carried away with the traffic signs on this street.

Somebody got carried away with the traffic signs on this street.

Florence Martus the unofficial greeter to all ships entering and leaving the port of Savannah from 1887 to 1931.

Florence Martus the unofficial greeter to all ships entering and leaving the port of Savannah from 1887 to 1931.

This is her in 2013. Someone has since broken the light at her feet. I put a flash set to a low power behind the light to light it up.

This is her in 2013. Someone has since broken the light at her feet. I put a flash set to a low power behind the light to light it up.

This is a beautiful city to shoot at night so that is when I enjoy making pictures.

Savannah is also home to Savannah College of Art and Design and one of the main drivers for the reclamation and restoration of old buildings and neighborhoods.

This building was originally part of the Central of Georgia Railway. Now it is the Eichburg Hall and Eichburg Hall Extension.

This building was originally part of the Central of Georgia Railway. Now it is the Eichburg Hall and Eichburg Hall Extension.

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The Sergeant William Jasper monument, memorializing his death at the Siege of Savannah in October 1779 while attempting to rescue his Regiments colors.  Designed by Alexander Doyle

The Sergeant William Jasper monument, memorializing his death at the Siege of Savannah in October 1779 while attempting to rescue his Regiments colors.

Designed by Alexander Doyle

the James Oglethorpe Monument dedicated to the founder of the Georgia Colony in 1733. He is facing south to “keep a watchful eye on the Spanish”  Bronze by Daniel French. Base by Henry Bacon.

the James Oglethorpe Monument dedicated to the founder of the Georgia Colony in 1733. He is facing south to “keep a watchful eye on the Spanish”

Bronze by Daniel French. Base by Henry Bacon.

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The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. The Eighth Air Force was activated on 2 January 1942 at Savannah Army Air Base.

The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum. The Eighth Air Force was activated on 2 January 1942 at Savannah Army Air Base.

The Chapel of the Fallen Eagles at the mighty Eighth Air Force Museum.

The Chapel of the Fallen Eagles at the mighty Eighth Air Force Museum.

Savannah is a beautiful city to visit with lots to experience.