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This was the first open space that we found on walking out of our hotel, it is calm, despite being next to a busy road.
We were surprised by the number of memorials, and the detail of the Savannah signs giving the history of the...More
Emmet Park is situated 70 feet above the Riverfront District in historic downtown Savannah. It spans several blocks east to west and is shaded with a magnificent oak canopy, provided by massive gnarly trees that are hundreds of years old.
Hubby and I stopped continually...More
Emmet Park is a beautiful shaded area that's really more for a stroll than anything else. It's located right off the riverfront, and you can walk through here past many of the hotels and restaurants in the historic district.
One thing savannah does well is maintain their squares and parks. This is well maintain. This one is not a Square. It is located along the waterfront. Emmet was an Irish Patriot. Very old monuments and the Celtic Cross are worth taking a moment of...More
Beautiful park and there are many in Savannah.This one is not a Square, it stretches along the waterfront. If you are down by the river, check it out.
Emmett was an Irish patriot and there is quite a lot of Irish history in Savannah.
I heard for the first time that Savannah celebrates St. Patricks Day in a big way.
I thought it was NYC, that had the privilege to march and drink beer all day!
The Emmett Park, named after an Irish patriot Robert Emmett holds some pretty...More
My wife and I visited Emmet Park during the beginning of the St. Patrick's Day celebration week and Tara Feis happened to be going on. Pronounced Tara 'Fesh,' it was a festival of Irish culture and fun. The park handled the activities and the attendees...More
This long park on Bay Street spans the various building and shops along the river front. A great place to walk dogs as there was plenty of room, and you can also appreciate the history they showcase and admire the stories behind Savannah. Bay Street...More
Once known as the Strand, this park was renamed in 1902 for the Irish patriot Robert Emmet. Emmet, who led an unsuccessful Dublin uprising for Irish independence and was executed for treason, was a hero to Savannah's Irish community. Emmet Park is one of the...More