Savannah Irish History Walking Tour

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Explore Savannah and learn about the city’s Irish roots on this guided walking tour. As you visit historic landmarks such as the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Colonial Park Cemetery, your guides will draw on local family history as well as the greater story of Irish immigration to the city to give you a deep dive into the Irish experience in Savannah going back to the 1700s.


See five of Savannah’s historic squares while learning about local Irish roots
Learn the Irish history behind some of Savannah’s street names
Learn about the Irish communities who settled in areas such as Emmet Park
This tour lasts around 1.5 hours


The Cathedral has a big connection to the Irish in Savannah. We will walk beside it and learn the history here.
We walk alongside the Colonial Cemetery which dates to 1750.
Learn the connection between Warren Square and the Irish History of Savannah.
We end at the Celtic Cross in Emmet Park which used to be named the Irish Green after all the Irish immigrants who settled there.
A big connection to the Irish in Savannah will be shared here. This used to be known as the Old Fort area of Savannah.


In-person guide

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

This product can not be cancelled, amended or refunded.