Wormsloe State Historic Site

Wormsloe State Historic Site


Location:10 miles southeast of Savannah's historic district on Skidaway Road.
Facilities:Tabby ruins, museum, gift shop, nature trail, picnic area.
Activities:Living history programs.
Special Features:Site preserves the tabby ruins of a colonial estate constructed by Noble Jones, one of Georgia's first settlers. Jones was an English physician and carpenter who prospered in the colonial wilderness. He came to Savannah with James Oglethorpe in 1733 and commanded a company of Marines charged with Georgia's coastal defense. Jones served as constable, Indian agent, and surveyor (laying out New Ebenezer and Augusta). Museum exhibits include artifacts excavated at Wormsloe as well as a film about the founding of the 13th colony.
Address:7601 Skidaway Rd
Savannah, GA 31406

Phone:912-353-3023
Web: gastateparks.org/info/wormsloe
Size: 1,233 acres.

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