Andrew Low came to Savannah in the late 1820s and immediately started importing and exporting cotton. It wasn’t long before he was reaping the rewards of his success; and by 1847 he was not only one of the city’s wealthiest businessmen, he was married and had two daughters and a son.
Thousands of visitors come each year to tour this historic home in Savannah, Georgia. And while a walk through this National Historic Landmark will impress all who enjoy history and want to learn more about the fascinating life of the visionary Juliette (Daisy) Gordon Low, there’s even more in store for those who are curious about the paranormal.
The Peach State is known for its southern hospitality… Gorgeous natural scenery and abundance of historic sites. It was also the headquarters of the Confederate Army, the place where many bloody battles took place, the burning of the city of Atlanta and many other tumultuous events that occurred throughout history.
Welcome to Savannah, America’s most haunted city, where the spirits of the dead loom amongst the living and where Historic Tours of America and Old Town Trolley take you on a haunted journey you’ll never forget. Your Gravedigger Host will share with you the tales of Savannah’s past and its spooky side. Read on for more Halloween events.
Our first story begins at the Shrimp Factory on River Street. Most of the buildings on River Street were once warehouses. The building with the red and white awning was used as a cotton warehouse and also held slaves after they were brought over from Africa. By day, the slaves would work loading cotton. At night, they would be chained to the walls of the rooms upstairs. Some of the employees of the Shrimp Factory believe the lingering essence of those slaves is still there. They’ve heard all sorts of strange noises upstairs, including groaning and the clanking of chains. Read on for more…
It’s a favorite destination for those seeking ghostly encounters. Savannah has earned a reputation as America’s most haunted city. It’s not surprising that this lovely Southern city has its share of haunted cemeteries – a must visit for anyone who’s ready to have a paranormal experience.
The city of Savannah dates back centuries and is steeped in history, ancient architecture, and lovely natural scenery. By day, it’s hard to imagine that such a lovely, welcoming city could have a dark past, filled with death and mayhem; but Savannah didn’t earn its reputation as America’s most haunted city by accident. Throughout the years, tragedy, sickness, war and murder have been the cause of tortured souls lingering in the streets, haunting the buildings and cemeteries. If you visit, beware, because some of the city’s most infamous ghosts could be lurking right behind you. Read on to learn more about Savannah’s most infamous ghosts.