City of Savannah.


Date: 1940
Place: Savannah
Dimensions: 59.5 x 46.5 cm (23.5 x 18 in)
Condition Rating: VG+

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SKU: NL-01054 Categories: ,

Step Back in Time with this 1940 Savannah Map: Navigate the Historic Streets and Discover the Charm of a Bygone Era.


This map of Savannah, Georgia from 1940 provides an illustrative representation of the city’s urban landscape prior to the United States’ entry into World War II. It features the iconic grid pattern of streets, designed in the 18th century by General James Oglethorpe, interspersed with the city’s characteristic public squares and parks. The Savannah River is prominently displayed along the northern boundary, complete with depictions of docks and warehouses, underscoring Savannah’s importance as a port city.

Railway lines are indicated, signifying the transport and commerce arteries vital to the city’s economy at the time. The map captures the essence of the city’s architectural heritage, community planning, and socio-economic conditions of early 20th-century Savannah.

Condition Description

Very good.