Thursday, April 13, 2017

World War I Stories and Places in Savannah, Georgia USA: Summer Ideas from Zeigler House Inn

SAVANNAH, Georgia -- The trend is changing from November to May high season in Savannah, to year around high season in Savannah. More than Savannah events, the travel trend focuses increasingly on ease of leisure, unique beauty, culture travel and Savannah stories, authentic places to see, and unique food to enjoy. 

Innkeeper Jackie Heinz encourages travelers to "Escape when life gets too complicated. Keep it simple yet elegant with your Savannah lodging at Zeigler House Inn".

During Apirl 2017 the PBS World War I broadcast of "The Great War" brings to mind again Savannah's role during WWI. It was April 6, 1917, that the United States of America declared war on Germany, and entered World War I.

We share a few back stories and places of interest for you to visit in Savannah today.

At Ships of the Sea Museum, the "PROPAGANDA OF WAR! SAVANNAH LINE" exhibit runs April 4, 2017 - October 15, 2017. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into WWI, this year the Museum will feature the exhibit, "Propaganda of War! Savannah Line" highlighting the effects of two world wars on the Ocean Steamship Company of Savannah through the use of "imagined" and "re-imagined" propaganda posters. ​ Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Georgia played a significant role during America's participation in World War I (1917-18). The state was home to more training camps than any other state and by the war's end had contributed more than 100,000 men and women to the war effort. -- Source: Georgia Encylopedia

VISIT TYBEE ISLAND AND HISTORIC FORT SCREVEN near the Tybee Island Lighthouse.