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LFPR - September 13, 2019 - 0 comments

SAVANNAH, GA – September 13, 2019 – Historic Savanah Foundation (HSF) will host its annual 13thColony Garden Party on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 41 MLK Jr. Blvd. This event, sponsored by Savannah Dental: Stephanie J. Sweeney DMD LLC and Choate Interior Construction Company, will provide young professionals in the Savannah area with an opportunity to network and connect.

This popular yearly event will feature live music, light hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Attendees will mingle and have an opportunity to tour the historic William Scarbrough House, designed by William Jay, a famed architect who designed many well-known buildings in Savannah. HSF will offer half-off 13thColony memberships for those in attendance.

“Savannah Dental is proud to sponsor the 13th Colony Garden Party, I have always found HSF to be an integral force in keeping Savannah the beautiful historic city that keeps us growing,” said event title sponsor, Dr. Stephanie J. Sweeney, DMD. “Without historic preservation, our tourism and our population growth would not be where they are today. These key features bring a lot of money to the city and have made it a great city for entrepreneurs!”

HSF aims to cultivate the next generation of historically minded community members through its 13thColony supporters. The mission of the 13th Colony is to promote a greater understanding and awareness of historic preservation to local young professionals, while engaging their participation in HSF programs and events. 13thColony serves as an excellent starting point for young professionals interested in Savannahs past, present and future.

Individual 13th Colony memberships typically cost $85, but will be offered for $42.50 at this event, while joint household annual memberships, usually $125, will be available for $62.50. 13th Colony membership benefits include invitations to exclusive 13th Colony events and tours, invitations to HSF programs, lectures, the annual Gala and other special events; subscription to HSF’s monthly e-newsletter ‘Preservation Bulletin’ and recognition in it as a new member; one free admission to the Davenport House Museum (two for 13th Colonyhousehold) and a 10 percent discount at the Davenport House gift shop, and a decal. For more information about the 13th Colony, please visit

For more information about Historic Savannah Foundation or this networking event, please visit, email info@myHSF.orgor call 912-233-7787.


For media inquiries, please contact Hollie Barnidge at hollie@lesleyfrancispr.comor 912-272-8651 or Lesley Francis at lesley@lesleyfrancispr.comat 912-429-3950 or the team at 912-417-LFPR (5377).