The Southern slave trade used Savannah as a major port, and today, both historic sites and new museums offer a poignant way to remember, reflect, and honor the past and present of the African American experience and journey.
Enjoy a tour of the city and gain insight on a Black History Savannah Tour. Learn about a devastating day in March of 1857, when the largest sale of human beings in US History took place on a racetrack in Savannah. So deep was the misery of the more than 400 men women and children being sold to highest bidder, that as the skies poured rain for the two-day sale, it seemed as if the heavens themselves wept.
You’ll also visit Ye Olde Herb Shoppe, to experience the Caribbean influence the city, and sample some appetizers and mango tea.