Whether you want to enjoy Port Wentworth’s outdoor delights or venture into historic Savannah or to the beaches of Tybee Island, Savannah’s Front Porch offers many options for adventure. You can also slip across the state line to laid-back Bluffton or cosmopolitan Hilton Head, South Carolina.
– Plantation slave Roderick Steele’s courageous acts, along with those of other plantation slaves at the battles around Monteith, are credited with giving Savannah residents enough time to evacuate during the American Civil War. Legend says that Roderick Steele was the water man for Sherman. He is buried at the Richmond Baptist Church in Port Wentworth.