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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Nov. 9, 2014: Forsythe Park, Savannah

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America’s first planned city, today Savannah is famous for its beautiful mansions facing 24 park-like squares, lovely architecture and southern hospitality. A popular attraction is Forsythe Park (above), a gathering place for tourists and locals alike. For more information: Below are architectural details from two Savannah houses.
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Savannah was established in 1733 by English Gen. Jame Edward Oglethorpe to serve as a buffer protecting the Carolinas from Spanish Florida and French Louisiana.
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Marilyn Jones is a travel journalist and photographer. You can see more of her work at,, marilyn and Twitter @TravelMarilyn.


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