Living History: Remembering President Polk’s Visit to Savannah

visit-owens-mainJoin the Owens-Thomas House for its next Living History program, March 9 and 10, celebrating the memorable occasion of James K. Polk’s visit to the Owens-Thomas in 1849. The Living History program presents the first ex-President visit to the Hostess City. A reception in Polk’s honor was held at the Armory Hall on the day of his arrival, and the next evening he dined at the home of his old friend and former colleague, George Welshman Owens.

Tours begins at 6 pm and 7 pm at the front of the house and are limited to 16 visitors per tour. Tickets are $15 for members, $20 for non-members, $25 for tour and Telfair Pass. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Cyndi Sommers at 912.790.8880 or