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Heritage Center
207 East Gordon Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone: (912) 395-5070
FAX: (912) 201-7650

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Heritage Classroom
Go back in time in this authentic replica of a classroom from the 1800s.

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 Massie Awarded CMA Award

2019 CMA
Award of Excellence

Massie Heritage Center has been awarded the Coastal Museums Association’s Award of Excellence in Education and Interpretation for our program, “Pinching Pottery and Weaving Walls: American Indian STEAM”.
This program was created to help 3rd grade teachers meet recent changes in the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) related to American Indian settlement across North America

 Savannah-Chatham County Public School teachers expressed a desire for a more local and place-based approach. The program is an interactive STEAM program that can be performed at Massie Heritage Center, or in a classroom setting.

 Recently, SCCPSS schools have popularized “STEAM Nights” as an exciting community event celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Massie’s American Indian programs quickly became a favorite during “STEAM Nights” 

One of the most crucial aspects of the 3rd grade GSE is that students understand how the geography, environment and resources affected the American Indians and how/where they settled. This complex relationship between Coastal Georgia's American Indians and our unique geography is something that we wanted to interpret in depth using hands-on STEAM activities. Using the exact same pottery or weaving technique that the American Indians used provides students and visitors with a fresh look on historic material. 

 In addition to the estimated 2,000 students from the SCCPSS that attended this program as a field trip, we also brought this program to 5 STEAM nights- reaching Savannah families throughout the low-country.     

 Left to right: Jim Jansen, SCAD, Rachel Warren, Massie,
   Elise Butler, 
President, CMA (presented the awards), 
     Rachel Strayer, Telfair Museums, Ayela Khuhro


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 Reading, Web-Based and Video Assignments

Reading and Web-Based Activities 


  • Civil Rights and Civil
  • History is Monumental
  •  Savannah in the Civil
    •  Savannah in the Civil War Assessment 
  • A River Runs Through It 
    •  A River Runs Through It Assessment  

World History:

  • Famous and Infamous Kings Trivia
  • Famous International Cities Trivia
  • World Monuments Scavenger Hunt  

Georgia History:

  • Georgia State Scavenger Hunt  


  • Art with the Masters - Alexander Calder      


Native American:

  • Making Fire with a Bow & Drill 
  • Paleo Indian Hunting


 Saint Patrick's Day

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic
Massie will be closed  until further notice

 Black History Month

As a celebration of Black Heritage Month, Massie Heritage Center is proud to present a community collaborative exhibit with the City of Savannah Municipal Archives

                Go Down to Savannah: 
         W.W. Law’s Negro Heritage Trail

Westley Wallace Law (1923-2002) was born in Savannah, Georgia, in an era of great inequality and social injustice. He earned a modest income as a postman and would become an icon of civil rights as a historian, teacher, preservationist and an inspiring presence in the community. This display sheds light on a unique aspect of Law’s legacy, with documents and images capturing the inception and early years of the Negro Heritage Trail in historic Savannah. Law designed the tour to support the King Tisdell Cottage which he saved from demolition, throwing Savannah into the national spotlight along with major cities such as Washington and New York to offer a guided black heritage tour.

February 10th – March 31st, 2020


 GCSS Award


The 2019 Georgia Council for the Social Studies Conference was held October 10-11, in Athens, GA.

The Mission of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies is to advocate for, support, and celebrate the advancement of quality social studies teaching for Georgia students.

At the annual conference Massie Heritage Center was presented the Program of Excellence Award for their programming on American Indian Cultures.


Ayela Khuhro and Rachel Warren, Heritage Education Specialists
Steven Smith, Curator
Massie Heritage Center

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Massie Heritage Center:
Honoring Our Guides
One of our program guides, Charlotte Landon, was the first city guide to be certified under the new certification system. 


Savannah Morning News 


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