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The First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia, the oldest black church in North America, was established in 1777. The present sanctuary, was erected in 1859 by the members of the congregation doing the work themselves. The church houses the first museum in any area black church. It contains archives and memorabilia that date the church back to the 18th century.

Location: 23 Montgomery Street, Savannah Georgia 31401 Telephone 912 233-2244 Fax 912 234-7950

Other History nearby:
(Beaufort) Beaufort Museum
(Savannah) Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
(Savannah) City Hall
(Edisto Island) Edisto Island Museum
(Savannah) Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ascension
(Savannah) Factor's Walk

10/23 Coming to The Savannah area
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Woodbine Crawfish Festival Woodbine GA April26-27 The annual Crawfish Festival is a family oriented event and offers something for all ages from children's amusements to arts & crafts, to cloggers, square dancers and live bands.
Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Hazlehurst BBQ Fest Hazlehurst GA May3-4 The competition is sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association.
Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Fernandina Beach FL May3-5 The town of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida is the birthplace of the modern, motorized shrimping industry. The origin of our Shrimp Festival was an annual spring shrimp boat race, during which the shrimpers' wives served shrimp dishes.