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Historic Sites

Henry Ford’s Southern Town

Richmond Hill, Georgia, is no stranger to important people and defining moments. Immerse yourself in our history, from the Colonial era to the Henry Ford era. Tour the Richmond Hill History Museum, formerly the Henry Ford Kindergarten. Step into Civil War times at Fort McAllister State Historic Park, with its museum and well-preserved Confederate earthworks. Visit the Historic Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church,

the oldest public building in Bryan County serving the oldest Presbyterian congregation in the county (since 1830). Pay respects at the Richmond Hill Veterans Monument, honoring our veterans from every war since World War I. All of these sites are part of the Coastal Bryan Heritage Trail.

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Name Address Description
9930 Ford Avenue Richmond Hill
912-756-2676
visitrichmondhill.com/Itineraries-History.php
Embark on a journey where you will learn about many of the fascinating people and stories that make up the rich heritage of south Bryan County, from the Guale Indian Village to automobile magnate Henry Ford. Click to see the Historic Sites Guide.
3894 Ft. McAllister Rd. Richmond Hill
912-727-2339
gastateparks.org/FortMcAllister
Look for fiddler crabs and raccoons while exploring Fort McAllister's nature trails, and imagine life as a Civil War soldier when touring bunkers. Kayak, canoe and SUP rentals, bike rentals, a playground and geocaching are available.
11460 Ford Ave Richmond Hill
912-656-5646
ogeecheetours.com/
We begin our tour at the Richmond Hill Museum with a guided tour. Then we tour through beautiful Richmond Hill making stops at several of Henry Fords' creations. Experience Henry Ford's Southern Town, just south of Savannah in Richmond Hill, Georgia. Admission to the museum and fort are included for only $55 and include a Notch 8 BBQ pulled pork sandwich, chips and southern tea or water. Tours begin at 10AM. Contact JB at 912-656-5646 or email at jbnotch8@yahoo.com No refunds for cancellation, but we will honor a re-scheduled tour.
11460 Ford Ave. Richmond Hill
912-756-3697
richmondhillhistoricalsociety.com/museum
Learn about Ways Station, now Richmond Hill, in a building built in 1940 by Richmond Hill's most famous residents, automobile industrialist Henry Ford and his wife, Clara, which served as a kindergarten to local children.
520 Cedar St. Richmond Hill
912-756-3345
richmondhill-ga.gov/index.aspx?NID=275
Part of J.F. Gregory Park, the monument honors all Americans who have served their country. Each slab of granite represents a war fought by the United States in the last 100 years.