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Inside the Savannah Visitor Center

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 17 December 2019 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Mural spotted inside Savannah, Georgia's Visitor Center. The central image on the mural is the Central of Georgia Railroad buildings that used to take up most of this area. Several of them still exist and are museums including the building where this mural is. Scattered around the edges of the mural are famous people from Savannah's rich history.

On the right lower corner are a woman and young girl in girl scout uniforms. Savannah is the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts in the US. In the upper right hand corner is Eli Whitney who invented his cotton gin while at a plantation in the Savannah area. Next to him is his invention. Also in the upper right hand corner is the S.S. Savannah, the first Steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

In the lower left corner are James Oglethorpe, the founder of Savannah and Georgia. Next to him is Tomo-chi-chi the Native American who signed a treaty with Oglethorpe for the land for Savannah. Next to him is Mary Musgrove, who interpreted for the two men. In the upper left corner is Casimir Pulaski who was a Polish General in the US Revolutionary War and was killed in the attempt to retake Savannah from the British.

Photo captured October 7, 2019.

NIKON D7000 1/20 second F/3.5 ISO 1600 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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By Marie from Entre By Marie et Montagnes, France

A whole slice of history is symbolized in this fresco. It's very beautiful

17 Dec 2019 5:50am

Anne from France

Typical american!

17 Dec 2019 6:02am

Martine Girard from Brest, France

Jolie fresque bien réalisée.

17 Dec 2019 6:22am

yoshimiparis from France

Thank you for your explanations
A pretty fresco that reflects the city's past and its history

17 Dec 2019 6:33am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

J'aimais bien ces tableaux d'epoque !
Celui là est très beau

17 Dec 2019 6:49am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

A nice wall painting full of history. Some proud of the South.

17 Dec 2019 7:00am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Joli partage

17 Dec 2019 7:56am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Wow, it is stunning...

17 Dec 2019 8:00am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Typiquement américain il me semble.
Merci du partage.
Bonne journée Steven

17 Dec 2019 8:32am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


17 Dec 2019 9:40am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A superb capture of this excellent mural Steven. 5*

17 Dec 2019 10:00am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

wel captured. the mural has a nice sense of depth to it

17 Dec 2019 10:40am

omar from Afghanistan

wow, imposant, thx for the explanation

17 Dec 2019 11:14am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

interesting picture. Thanks for sharing.

17 Dec 2019 11:53am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Great capture of this beautiful mural !

17 Dec 2019 3:59pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Fabulous image of this impressive mural

17 Dec 2019 4:03pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle immense peinture murale et représentation et ces personnes en fond superbe
belle soirée

17 Dec 2019 4:12pm

Rose from United States

Very interesting...

17 Dec 2019 5:15pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Amazing wall art this size inside. History adds to the enjoyment.

17 Dec 2019 5:35pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !

17 Dec 2019 5:51pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful wall painting and gorgeous colours. Love this. :)

17 Dec 2019 5:56pm

JPA from Paris, France

jolie fresque!! amts

17 Dec 2019 6:05pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

Top right corner: what's that peculiar looking box?
Germination box?

17 Dec 2019 8:07pm

@London Caller: Cotton gin as stated in the narrative.

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique histoire racontée en peinture murale.

17 Dec 2019 8:38pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of this large mural. A lot of history is displayed there.

17 Dec 2019 8:53pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Savannah is a fun place to visit with so much history. Nice shot of the mural.

17 Dec 2019 11:04pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is quite the mural.

18 Dec 2019 12:59am

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Toute l'histoire de la région peinte sur le mur, en hommage aux héros de cette époque.

18 Dec 2019 2:01am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

a beautiful mural with fine color and detail. You have deviated from your usual perfect perspective, and the inclusion of random people is interesting except for the "half-people" on each edge.

18 Dec 2019 2:20am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is a beautiful mural. It tells so much about Georgia's history. Wonderful narrative information. There was a lot I did not know.

18 Dec 2019 3:04am

Remus from Portugal

A mural rich in history. This makes it even easier and more enjoyable to learn history.

18 Dec 2019 4:42pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

it was quite the booming area with so many structures

18 Dec 2019 8:56pm

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

That is such a striking piece on the wall.

23 Dec 2019 9:41pm