The Coast / Savannah

Wormsloe State Historic Site

7601 Skidaway Rd.
Savannah, GA 31406

  • 1 of 11
  • Museum displays at Wormsloe.

    2 of 11
  • Colonial Faire at Wormsloe.

    3 of 11
  • Nature trail at Wormsloe.

    4 of 11
  • Live Oak avenue at Wormsloe.

    5 of 11
  • Colonial Life Area at Wormsloe.

    6 of 11
  • 7 of 11
  • Tabby ruins at Wormsloe.

    8 of 11
  • Cannon firing reenactment at Wormsloe.

    9 of 11
  • Jones Family Gravesite at Wormsloe.

    10 of 11
  • Tabby ruins at Wormsloe.

    11 of 11

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.

Historic Site is open Tuesday-Sunday 9am-5pm.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $10.00

    Child (under 6) $2.00

    Group rates available with advance notice. please call 912-353-3023.

    Seniors (62+) $9.00

    Youth (ages 6-17) $4.50


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Picnic Area, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Pokémon Go! Hike

    Pokémon Go! Hike

    10/29/2016 - 10/29/2016

    Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Wormsloe is home to a large variety of Pokémon and with four gyms and nine Pokéstops. It's the perfect place for a night adventure. We will also be holding a gym competition after the hike with badges up for grab. There will be two hikes, the first at 2 p.m. and the second at 5 p.m.

    read more

  • Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail Tour

    Wormsloe’s Colonial Haunted Trail Tour

    10/29/2016 - 10/29/2016

    A ranger will guide you into the past to the site of colonist Nobel Jones. Keep close together as you explore the trail and hopefully you will be safe from the zombies, ghosts and ghouls drifting under the looming oak tree and Spanish moss. Who knows what ghouls have been disturbed after such a vicious storm this month!

    read more

  • Marsh Walk with Dr. Charlie Belin

    Marsh Walk with Dr. Charlie Belin

    11/16/2016 - 11/16/2016

    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.

    read more

  • Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe

    Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe

    12/17/2016 - 12/17/2016

    Join us for a Christmas celebration, with caroling, burning of the Yule Log, dancing to live period music, holiday observances of the Colonial period, games and refreshments.

    read more

  • Colonial Faire and Muster

    Colonial Faire and Muster

    02/03/2017 - 02/05/2017

    Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, Sutler's Row, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations, period music and dance. Food concessions will be available.

    read more