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Wikipedia Description: Forsyth Park
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Forsyth Park is a large city park that spans 30 acres (0.12 kmē) in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. The park was originally created in the 1840s on 10 acres (0.04 kmē) of land, donated by William Hodgson. In 1851, the park was expanded and named for Georgia Governor John Forsyth. At the north end of the park is a large, majestic fountain that was added in 1858. Other park highlights include the Fragrant Garden for the Blind.
By 1853, all original planned wards of Savannah were occupied and a large public park was added to the extreme south end of the city plan. This park was anticipated by General James Oglethorpe's plan and was made possible by a donation of 20 acres of land owned by Forsyth.
The fountain at the center of the park is reminiscent of fountains in the Place de la Concorde in Paris and in Cuzco, Peru. At this time, Parisian urban planning was centered on the development of residential neighborhoods radiating out from a central green space. The Parisian model of developing large city parks was emulated by large cities in the United States, and even smaller cities, such as Savannah, asserting its cosmopolitan image.
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FOR_030826_02.JPG: Yep. A drinking fountain for people and, below, one for dogs.
FOR_030826_22.JPG: Lafayette McLaws' grave
FOR_030826_26.JPG: Francis Bartow's grave
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2003 photos: Equipment this year: I decided my Epson digital camera wasn't quite enough for what I wanted. Since I already had Compact Flash chips for it, I had to find another camera which used CF chips. That brought me to buy the Fujifilm S602 Zoom in March 2003. A great digital camera, I used it exclusively for an entire year.
Trips this year: Three-week trip this year out west, mostly in Utah.
Number of photos taken this year: 68,000.