Fans of Savannah native Flannery O’Connor are hoping to bring attention to the author’s life and work with a trail of “little free libraries.” It will stretch from her birthplace in Savannah to her childhood home in Milledgeville.
Among the soldiers on Sherman’s March to the Sea 150 years ago were former slaves.
One of them, according to documents from the time, was named Patrick Sneed. He’d escaped from slavery in Savannah, fled north, and joined the Union Army.
The American South is rich with musical traditions. Now, a new program developed by Carnegie Hall in New York City is helping Savannah public school students learn the essentials of music through some of the sounds and styles around them.