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Wormsloe Historic Site

7601 Skidaway Rd, Savannah, Georgia 31406 USA

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“perfect example of a 18th century estate”

A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, the colonial estate of Noble Jones (1702-1775). Jones was a humble carpenter who arrived in Georgia in 1733 with James Oglethorpe and the first group of settlers from England. Wormsloe's tabby ruin is the oldest standing structure in Savannah. Surviving hunger, plague and warfare in the rugged environment of Georgia, Jones went on to serve the colony as a doctor, constable, Indian agent, Royal Councilor and surveyor, laying out the towns of Augusta and New Ebenezer. He also commanded a company of marines charged with defending the Georgia coast from the Spanish.  Jones died at the beginning of the American Revolution, but his descendants sustained Wormsloe until the state of Georgia acquired most of the plantation in 1973.

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Reviewed by
Kori and Brian Truono

  • Road Warrior
  • 78 Reviews
  • 98 Helpful
March 05, 2015
Rated 3.0

It's beautiful. That's about it. It is also expensive at $10/adult for entry. The visitors center and museum were really lackluster and uninformative. Even the pamphlet was boring and long winded. Come for the beauty, enjoy the trees, and head on out. FYI, closed on Mondays.

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treehugger1

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February 20, 2014

This place is beautiful.

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Wormsloe Historic Site

7601 Skidaway Rd
Savannah, Georgia
31406 USA

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