Many students from the nearby Savannah College of Art and Design, which butts up against one side of the square, study on benches under the Spanish Moss-draped trees.
And, like all of Savannah, it is clean. No trash, no panhandlers, nothing to disturb the peace and tranquility of a charming, modern Southern city with a rich, rich history.
About the Author
Dave Whitney is a retired journalist and adventurer who has won many writing awards. He was born and raised in central Ohio, attended school in Missouri, served in the US Army Security Agency, and migrated to Florida a half-century ago. Author of four books, he is a former Associated Press writer/editor and has been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize during his writing career. As editor and founder of the Free Press newspapers in the Florida Keys, he was the first publisher to pick up Frank Kaiser’s “Suddenly Senior” column when it entered syndication. Whitney currently resides in Lakeland, Fla., after living 25 years in the Florida Keys.