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Savannah/Coastal Georgia Trivia Quiz

Forsythe Fountain, Savannah

After cruising coastal Georgia's labyrinthine network of rivers, sounds, and inlets, Adagio docked on the Savannah riverfront for three days, affording us great access to this fascinating historical city. The following trivia questions capture just a few highlights, with answers below. Enjoy!

  1. What Southern Gothic author of A Good Man is Hard to Find was born in Savannah?

  2. The rarest and most luxurious cotton in the world was grown in this coastal Georgia Island prior to the Civil War.

  3. What famous female chef with a fondness for butter hails from Savannah?

  4. What Savannah church was founded by the first African American congregation in North America?

  5. In the opening scene of the movie Forest Gump, a feather floats gently past this Savannah church steeple.

  6. What 1994 novel and 1997 mystery thriller film murder took place in Savannah's Mercer-Williams Home?

  7. What girls' organization was founded by Savannah native Juliet Gordon Lowe?

  8. The lyrics to the title song of the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany's, were penned by this Savannah songwriter. What was the song and who was the lyricist?

  9. What American colony was originally founded as a refuge for London's indebted prisoners?

  10. What major corporate jet manufacturer is based in Savannah?

ANSWERS

  1. Flannery O'Connor

  2. Sea Island

  3. Paula Deen

  4. First African Baptist Church

  5. Independent Presbyterian Church

  6. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

  7. Girl Scouts

  8. Moon River by Johnny Mercer

  9. Georgia

  10. Gulf Stream

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Diane Scully
Diane Scully
Mar 25, 2022

I ran the Savannah Half Marathon a few years back and loved all of the charm that city has to offer! I’m totally enjoying my trip up the US coast vicariously through you guys! Can’t wait for the next installment ! (Thanks for the shout out on your Laudy chapter!!!) Fair winds and following seas…

Best, Diane Scully


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Guest
Mar 25, 2022

Love the trivia. Only got a few. Hh

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Guest
Mar 24, 2022

I have always loved Savannah❣️ So thrilled you got to go there❣️

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crz.butler
Mar 24, 2022

Interesting trivia. I've always wanted to go to Savannah. Glad you're having such a wonderful time!

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Kay
Kay
Mar 24, 2022
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It has exceeded our expectations.

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