Discover Savannah's historic churches through 136 color images. With engaging stories about the grand buildings and religious communities that meet in them, this pictorial guide tells of tragedy overcome and victories celebrated. Many places of worship are featured, including Baptist, Methodist, Catholic, Quaker, Presbyterian, Lutheran, Greek Orthodox, and Jewish. Visit Christ Church, the first church in Georgia, and Mickve Israel, which houses the oldest Torah in North America. Tour a church building that was used as part of the Underground Railroad, and learn which churches have been featured in the movies. From historic perspectives to playful trivia, there's something to interest everyone. Local residents and tourists will enjoy this keepsake, while history and architecture buffs will find this a wonderful resource. Information for visitors is included.
Roy Heizer is the author of several books on the history, folklore, and mythology of garden plants. He lived for several years in Charlotte, where he learned about the Queen City's haunted history. Nancy Heizer, Roy's wife, has provided photography for all his books.