Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Wormsloe Historic Site
Historic Site 912-353-3023

Experience three centuries in two hours in one place -- Colonial Wormsloe!

A breathtaking avenue sheltered by live oaks and Spanish moss leads to the tabby ruins of Wormsloe, the colonial estate of Noble Jones (1702-1775). Jones was a humble carpenter who arrived in Georgia in 1733 with James Oglethorpe and the first group of settlers from England. Wormsloe's tabby ruin is the oldest standing structure in Savannah.

Surviving hunger, plague and warfare in the rugged environment of Georgia, Jones went on to serve the colony as a doctor, constable, Indian agent, Royal Councilor and surveyor, laying out the towns of Augusta and New Ebenezer. He also commanded a company of marines charged with defending the Georgia coast from the Spanish.  Jones died at the beginning of the American Revolution, but his descendants sustained Wormsloe until the state of Georgia acquired most of the plantation in 1973.

Today, visitors can interact with costumed interpreters during programs and events, and view a museum with artifacts unearthed at Wormsloe, as well as a short film about the site and the founding of Georgia. The interpretive nature trail leads past the tabby ruins along the marsh to the Colonial Life Area where, during programs and special events, demonstrators in period dress exhibit the tools and skills of colonial Georgia. The site hosts several events throughout the year, including the “Colonial Faire and Muster” in February, which highlights aspects of 18th-century life, such as music, dancing, crafts and military drills and the “Tools and Skills that Built a Colony” event over Labor Day weekend.

   Wormsloe State Historic Site Business Plan

Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 9AM–5PM
Closed Monday (except holidays), Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

    - $10.00 Adults
    - $9.00 Seniors (62+)
    - $4.50 Youths (6-17)
    - $2.00 Children (under 6)
• Guided Tours available, (staffing and weather permitting):
   10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
• Group (15 or more people) rates and tours available with advance notice.
• Please email to book a group tour.



Note: Wormsloe Historic Site has no reservable facilities.
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Marsh Walk with Dr. Charlie Belin
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014 5 PM to 6 PM
Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 5 PM to 6 PM
Join Dr. Charlie Belin, one of the foremost experts of Marsh Ecology in the region, as he leads a hike into the marsh surrounding Wormsloe and provides a fascinating look into the plant and animal life that call Wormsloe home. Register in advance. Tour Begins at 5 PM.  $4.50-$10 912-353-3023.
Your State Parks Day - Tabby Ruins and Jones Narrows Clean Up
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaJoin Wormsloe Historic Site in cleaning up the Jones Narrows for Your State Parks Day. Dress comfortably. Work gloves will be provided. Walking volunteers are also welcome. Please register by Sept. 26th. Sponsored by the Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites. 912-353-3023.
Wormsloe Lantern Tours
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 6 PM to 8 PM
Ever wanted to see Wormsloe at night? This is your chance to see Wormsloe in a whole new light. Guided tours by lantern take you to the Tabby Ruins where you will meet Noble Jones himself. The Colonial life area will be aglow with a lively village celebrating the arrival of Spring.  $4.50-$10.00 912-353-3023.
Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Rd
Savannah, GA 31406
Chatham County

GPS Coordinates:
N 31.9836900 | W -081.0717900

Located 8 miles southeast of Savannah’s historic district on Skidaway Road.

Wormsloe Historic Site
7601 Skidaway Rd
Savannah, GA 31406 View Details

Wormsloe Historic Site

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