Georgia's First Fourth

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Status: Archived  
Did you know that the Declaration of Independence did not make its way to Savannah until August? Hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence as it was read in 1776. Participate in the debate to declare independence or to remain loyal to the king. See cannon and musket firings and more.

Join with park rangers and costumed volunteers in a special event celebrating the birth of a nation! The event will begin with a presentation in the theater at 1 PM, followed by a reenactment of the reading of the Declaration and a debate over whether to declare independence. This event will repeat later in the afternoon with another presentation and reenactment beginning at 3 PM.

Admission: $4.50 - $10.
Event Phone: 912-353-3023

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Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Road
Savannah, GA 31406


GPS Coordinates:

N 31.9836900 | W -081.0717900
Located 8 miles southeast of Savannah's historic district on Skidaway Road. If arriving by taxi or car service, note that the museum and trails are a one-mile walk from the front entrance.

Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Road
Savannah, GA 31406 View Details

Wormsloe Historic Site