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King-Tisdell Cottage Museum of Black History in Savannah, GA
King-Tisdell Cottage Museum of Black History in Savannah, GA
King-Tisdell Cottage Museum of Black History in Savannah, GA

King-Tisdell Cottage Museum of Black History in Savannah, GA

514 East Huntingdon Street Savannah, GA 31401
King-Tisdell Cottage is located in Savannah’s Historic District on 514 East Huntington Street Savannah, GA.

King-Tisdell Cottage is located in Savannah’s Historic District on 514 East Huntington Street Savannah, GA. The museum is the only African-American historic home located in Savannah. It is operated by the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation in junction with the Beach Institute.

The as of late re-opened, reestablished house centers around the accomplishments and the lifestyle of Savannah's African-Americans during the nineteenth and twentieth hundreds of years. The bungalow contains four presentation rooms that delineate the historical backdrop of African-Americans living in Savannah. This incorporates what it resembled to be a slave, facing everyday life after liberation, and what it resembled to get a business in Savannah. The house likewise investigates the Gullah-Geechee culture and recounts to the accounts of the Kings and Tisdells who were the main mortgage holders.

The house was initially possessed by Eugene and Sarah King in 1925. The Kings were instances of the dark business that flourished in Savannah during this period. Mrs. Ruler sold sugary treats from here home while Mr. Lord possessed a clothing administration. Social equality Leader W.W. Law spared the home from being torn down and he is liable for getting it moved to its current area. 

Savannah is filled with history, tradition, and culture. There are many other sites to see right within the historic district as well as the surrounding area. Savannah’s neighbor is the resort of Tybee Island and the nearest plantation is Wormsloe and it is just southeast of the city.
 


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