The very best way to get to know the Hostess City is to stroll along her waterfront and through her squares with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. Local author Robert Edgerly was born at the Telfair Infirmary for Women in Savannah, where he was raised and has lived most of his life. After working for a number of years as a towboat captain in New Orleans, Robert returned home in 1989 to launch riverboat cruises on the Savannah River. He later worked at the Roundhouse Railroad Museum before founding See Savannah walking tours in 1997, which includes the very popular – and ORIGINAL - Hauntings Tour.
Learn About Savannah’s Rich History
Robert wrote a book on local history and hauntings, so a private walking tour with Robert offers unmatched access to and information about Savannah by weaving history and culture, anecdotes and regional lore. Robert describes the city's rich past from her settlement by the British to a bustling cotton port and now the fourth-largest container port in the US. You’ll learn about her status today as a top travel destination that adds to this history art galleries, designer and antique shops, world-class restaurants and local watering holes. A walk with Robert is not only a walk through Savannah's gardens, squares and architecture, but is also a walk through time; it is an exploration of her military, religious, cultural and even ghostly and pirate-ridden history.