WELCOME TO HISTORIC RICHMOND HILL,
GA

Fall in love with Richmond Hill, Georgia
just as Henry and Clara Ford did in 1925...

HISTORY * SHOPPING * GOLF * TOURS
BOAT CHARTERS * NEAR SAVANNAH
FORD MANOR
After just one visit they chose this area as their Winter Home... Clara's dream house was built on the site of Richmond Plantation, which was burned by General Sherman just as he ended his March to the Sea at nearby Fort McAllister. Ford's holdings eventually totaled 85,000 acres of old Southern Plantations.

Relax...Unwind...Enjoy Our Slower Pace
It's A Serene and Naturally Beautiful Place to Be In Coastal Georgia!

HISTORIC HOME Just 20 minutes from Historic Downtown Savannah, with convenient access to I-95 and the many available services at Exits 87 & 90, it's easy to see why RICHMOND HILL, GEORGIA is a favorite stopover for the coastal traveler. Explore our rich heritage as you venture through small townships with traces of old plantation rice fields still clearly visible along the marsh; tour museums, browse in quaint boutiques, enjoy delectable seafood and regional cuisine overlooking the Ogeechee River and in local restaurants.CHARTER FISHING Enjoy spectacular sunsets on the sparkling waters of the Great Ogeechee River and Intercoastal Waterways, or the finest in fresh and saltwater fishing and boating.

Fort McAllister, noted as the "End of Sherman's March to the Sea" is one of the most beautiful coastal state parks and best preserved earthen underground forts of the Confederacy. Features include tours of the fort and Civil War Museum, tent and RV sites, a 1.3 mile hiking trail, bike paths, boat ramps, docks and fishing piers. Enjoy annual special events such as Memorial Day, Labor Day, Winter re-enactments and 4th of July BBQ Picnic and Craft Show.

CANNON

- Historic Points of Interest -
  • FORT MCALLISTER STATE PARK
  • STRATHY HALL (circa 1840)-Early "Plantation Plain" Style
  • FOLLY FARMS(circa 1850)-Originally Myrtle Grove Plantation
  • BRYAN NECK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH-1885
  • BURNT CHURCH CEMETERY
  • BRYAN NECK MISSIONARY BAPTIST - 1869
  • KILKENNY HOUSE (circa 1837) - Early Greek Revival
  • FORT MCALLISTER STATE PARK & MUSEUM
  • FORD KINDERGARTEN MUSEUM - Ford Memorabilia (1937)
  • FORD COURTHOUSE (1938)
  • FORD COMMUNITY HOUSE (1936)
  • MARTHA-MARY CHAPEL (1936) Now St. Anne's Catholic Church
  • FORD PLANTATION (1935) On The Ogeechee River
GOLF

- Recreation -
  • J. F. GREGORY PARK
  • STERLING LINKS GOLF COURSE
  • FORT MCALLISTER STATE PARK & MUSEUM
  • FORT MCALLISTER MARINA
  • KILKENNY MARINA & CAMPGROUND
  • KOA CAMPGROUND
  • WATERWAY RV PARK
  • BLACK CREEK GOLF CLUB
  • FORD KINDERGARTEN MUSEUM - Ford Memorabilia (1937)
  • FORD COURTHOUSE (1938)
  • FORD COMMUNITY HOUSE (1936)
  • MARTHA-MARY CHAPEL (1936) Now St. Anne's Catholic Church
  • FORD PLANTATION (1935) On The Ogeechee River
- Healthcare -
- Lodging -
...Spend some time exploring Richmond Hill and stay the night at one of our affordable, comfortable and conveniently located lodging facilities at Highway 17, I-95-Exit 87, just 20 minutes to Savannah.

WELCOME
CENTER SIGN

A-1 Motel * 912/756-2116
Days Inn * 912/756-3371
Econolodge * 912/756-3312
Hampton Inn * 912/756-2272
Motel 6 * 912/756-3543
Quality Inn* 912/756-3351
Royal Inn * 912/756-2778
Savannah South Inn * 912/756-3376
Scottish Inn * 912/756-3861

The Richmond Hill Welcome Center has local,
Savannah, Coastal Georgia and Georgia Tourist information.

RICHMOND HILL
CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Highway 17 & I-95, Exit 87
P. O. Box 1067 * Richmond Hill, GA 31324
912-756-2676 * 800-807-4848

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