Once a local haunt for sailors and pirates, the Pirate House will always be remembered for its mention in Treasure Island by Robert Lewis Stevenson, even though the author never visited it. The adjacent Herb House is thought to be the oldest building in Savannah. which explains the way that it leans a crazy angles.
Emmet park is located on the bluff overlooking the Savannah River. It gives you great views of the river and the monuments along its edge. If you want to view these monuments close up, you can climb down a set of steep, narrow stairs, but it is a tough climb. Instead you can enjoy the park with its oak trees and its old harbor beacon while you learn of the fate of the Irish rebel for which this park is named.
Savannah's City Hall is a modern building that towers over Bay St and also celebrates Savannah's maritime past. Find out how George and Martha, two Revolution cannons located near the City Hall, came to Savannah.