The Coast / Savannah

March to the Sea Heritage Trail®

Atlanta to Savannah
Savannah, GA 31401

706-868-8403
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  • The "Augusta Arsenal" interpretive marker on the campus of Augusta State University

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  • "Pine Barren Crossroads" interpretive marker near Swainsboro on the "Right Wing" route of the March to the Sea Heritage Trail®.

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  • "Trailblazer" & interpretive marker "red star" location signs for Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails®.

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  • The Old Savannah Road (aka Old Louisville Road) on the "Right Wing" route of the March to the Sea Heritage Trail®.

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  • Trailblazer & directional arrow signs in Madison on the "Left Wing" route of the March to the Sea Hertiage Trail®.

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  • The Old Governor's Mansion in Milledgeville on the "Left Wing" route of the March to the Sea Heritage Trail®.

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  • Historic Macon City Hall near the "Right Wing" route of the March to the Sea Heritage Trail®.

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The March to the Sea Heritage Trail® (aka Sherman's March) is one of the Georgia Civil War Heritage Trails®. Collectively they are "the official statewide Civil War Historic Driving Trails of Georgia," designated by Georgia's Governor and General Assembly in 2010.

Sherman's army, split into left and right wings, made "Georgia howl" along two 300-mile driving routes from Atlanta to Savannah. This trail features historic homes, churches, depots, battlefields, forts, museums and more.

The "Left Wing" route travels from Stone Mountain through Conyers, Covington, Social Circle, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville, Sandersville, Louisville, Waynesboro, Sylvania, Ebenezer Creek and Port Wentworth to Savannah. The "Right Wing" route travels from McDonough, Jackson, Hillsboro, Clinton, Griswoldville, Gordon, Irwinton, Bartow, Millen, Oliver, Guyton, Pooler and Richmond Hill to Fort McAllister.

Follow their foot-steps from Atlanta to the sea where Civil War history was made.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee Free

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Parking on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

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    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages