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Richmond Hill History Museum

Discover Henry Ford’s Southern Town

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Richmond Hill, Georgia, just south of Savannah, is an ideal destination for a day trip or an overnight stay, offering a chance to explore the town shaped by automotive industrialist Henry Ford. For nearly 25 years, Ford made Richmond Hill his winter home, and today, visitors can experience his legacy through exhibits at the Richmond Hill History Museum and the Driving Trail of historic sites. The area's scenic beauty, which initially attracted Ford, continues to charm visitors. Additionally, Richmond Hill serves as a convenient base for exploring nearby Historic Savannah, Tybee Island, and the picturesque coastal region of Georgia.

Experience the wonderful secret in Savannah’s backyard.

Richmond Hill, Georgia is a unique community on the outskirts of Savannah, with a history all its own. Each year, thousands of visitors come to play on the Great Ogeechee River. Visit Fort McAllister State Historic Park and Campground, the Richmond Hill History Museum, and to learn about the community that Henry Ford built.