“This winter, cold, piercing, winter! I am half frozen, with my back close to the fire and a foot stove beneath my feet.” (Margaret Baynard Smith speaking of Washington, DC in the early 19th Century) Fireplaces and Home Fires at the Davenport Read More
B.: Little Compton, RI—November 3, 1784; D.: Savannah — October 16, 1827 (Yellow Fever) Parents: Jonathan Davenport (1748—1785) and Sarah Thurston Siblings: Dudley (1781-1862), Samuel (b. ? – d. Sav. Aug. 1820), Thomas Occupation: “Carpenter”: Apprenticed: In New Bedford, MA Arrival in Read More
*Susannah E. Davenport—born September, 1810 in Savannah; died October 8, 1814; of bilious fever; residence (at the time of death) Home of Mrs. Susannah Clarke, her grandmother *Sarah Rush Davenport — born 1812; died June 12, 1813; age 14 months, 12 days; Read More
Noted British illustrator Allan Drummond has created a drawing which celebrates the Davenport House. It is featured on a linen towel available only through the Davenport House shop. Mr. Drummond’s fanciful cutaway view of the DH shows the exhibit area of the Read More
The Davenport House offers two programs for teenagers, a Junior Interpreter program held in the summer and a Savannah Arts Academy Junior Interpreter program held in the fall. Read JI Announcement 2015. Read JIFactsheet2015.