The park occupies about 30 acres of land right in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. The park is right on the border of Gaston Street to the North and Drayton street to the East. There is so much to do while you are at the park including walking along the walking paths. The park also has a children's play area, a Fragrant Garden for the Blind, a beautiful large fountain, tennis courts, basketball courts, places to play soccer, frisbee, and baseball. There is also a little spray pool for the little ones to enjoy. The park even sometimes hosts fun events like farmer's markets free movies in the park and all kinds of other festivals, and special events.
The park was originally built back in the 1840s on only 10 acres of land. The land on which the original park was built on land that was donated by a William Hodgson. Latter on the park was expanded to 30 aces when General James Oglethorpe's donated 20 more acres.
The park is known for the fountain at the northern end of the park was added in 1858. The fountain was similar to the fountains of Place de la Concorde in Paris and in Peru. The fountain brings people from all over the world. It is the park's most famous asset and it is not hard to see why.
Bring a book and a blanket and spend the day out in the park. It is easy to get lost in thought when the sun is shining and you are relaxing in the shade. If you want to know more about the events that Forsyth Park offers make sure to check out their event schedule
. There is something going on almost every day of the week so make sure that you aren't missing out on all the fun and excitement.