Desoto Beach Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... to walk in the footsteps of those who first arrived in this area.
Historic Downtown Savannah, Savannah, Georgia. Savannah was spared the devastation that Atlanta experienced during General Sherman's Civil War "March to the Sea", that culminated in December of 1864. It was Sherman's "Christmas present" to President Lincoln! One can experience a real abundance of old colonial mansions that date back to the mid 1800's. The city was laid out ...
... beach told him the story of having lived here for a year. The woman I spoke with comes often and is filling up little jars with teeth to hang from hooks on a piece of driftwood. She was hopeful that she'd find a big one today because of the storm on Christmas Eve day.
I mostly looked for cockle shells with perfect holes drilled at the top to make into earrings. Finding black teeth among black pebbles and dark pieces of mussel shells was too annoying ...
... is equipped with a first order lens. It's survived an unnamed hurricane in 1871 ( we started naming hurricanes with lady names in 1953). It was bruised by the Charleston earthquake in 1886, but survived. Fun Fact: electricity was added in 1933. Tybee Lighthouse is a functional, automated navigational aid.
Tybee and the Savannah area is a great getaway. ...
... at trucker novelties, we headed on our way. Drive was nice, traffic was good....until I got lost (I know, you are really surprised by that!), I took an exit to get a plastic knife - to make a peanut and jelly sandwich - I stopped at a gas station, then got distracted by soda....they were on sale....after debating the soda and buying it, along with a lotto ticket - I headed back down the road....and yes, I forgot to get a plastic knife....so ...
... Engineer) finishing by the end of 1861....it took them a long time to finish costing around a million dollars to build. I think that was a lot of money back then. It was used during the civil war and not much after that. In sat idle for many years and in 1924 they decided to preserve and restore the fort. It makes for a very interesting National Park!
On to Tybee Island another charming coastal town. ...