Introduction to Savannah, Tennessee
Savannah is the county seat of Hardin County, which was named in honor of Colonel Joseph Hardin. The area originally served as the hunting grounds of Native Americans. It was first settled in the early 1800s. The city was originally known as Rudd's Ferry. It was named after Savannah, Georgia.
Savannah and nearby Attractions
- Horse Creek Wildlife Sanctuary
- Tennessee River Museum
- Cherry Mansion
- Shiloh National Military Park
- Pickwick Landing State Park
- Coon Creek Science Center
Things To Do In Savannah
Savannah is home to many parks and playgrounds, including the Wayne Jerrolds River Park, Riverside City Park and the Hank Deberry Complex. One can also pay a visit to the Savannah Historic District while in the city. History buffs should visit the Tennessee River Museum, Cherry Mansion and the Shiloh National Military Park. The Horse Creek Wildlife Sanctuary and the Pickwick Landing State Park offer a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. The city hosts the Hardin County Fair every September.
Memphis International is the nearest major airport.
Savannah Higher Education
The University of North Alabama, Jackson State Community College and Northeast Mississippi Community College provide programs in higher studies.