Monday, June 21, 2010

Roundhouse Railroad Museum, Savannah Georgia

Hubs says that anytime I pick a place to visit we are always surrounded by older folks.  I guess he is trying to call me old fashioned, which is fine with me.  I say it’s because I like history, and love museums and parks.  And a good deal.

So when we had to make a trip to Savannah, the first place I decided to visit was the Roundhouse Railroad Museum.  Every kid loves trains right?  Well, I know one that does.  At least Thomas that is.
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A neat story about this tower is that a lady who lived nearby noticed that the tower was starting to lean.  She called someone (from the county I imagine) and after they checked it out they realized that people were stealing the bricks.  Something about how bricks used in the tower were more valuable because of the material they used. 

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This was the big hit of the whole visit.  A model miniature of the whole city of Savannah!

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Here is the Roundhouse in miniature . . . at the Roundhouse.

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They even had the Waving Girl by the docks. 
If you find yourself on the Georgia Coast for vacation this year with littles, this is a must!


Jenny said...

I'm checking to see if this comment gets to you... again, my kids would LOVE this place! It looks like a blast, even if there are a lot of old people there.

Lainey-Paney said...

Love the mini-waving-girl.
Hubby & I got to see the statue when we were there on a trip for a destination wedding...oh, how we loved Savannah!