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SAVANNAH, GA – December 21, 2022 – Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) will host Jamie Credle, Director of the Davenport House Museum, as the next presenter in their “People, Places and Stories that Define Savannah” lecture series. Her presentation is set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 at Historic Savannah Foundation, located at321 E. York Street.  

Jamie Credle was one of thirty global participants to be accepted into the Attingham Trust’s Study Program, “The Historic Houses of Ireland.” The Attingham Trust is a British charity that offers international study courses to those who work in the heritage sector. It provides the ability to engage with houses, palaces, gardens, and collections through focused, on-site study. This specific intensive ten-day study program was held in September 2022 and was centered around the examination and education of Irish houses and estates. Program attendees studied houses in Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow and along the southern coast in Wexford, Waterford and Cork. As Director of the Davenport House Museum in Savannah, Credle is no stranger to the presentation and preservation of historic homes.  

“We are delighted to have our very own Jamie Credle recount and discuss this incredible opportunity she was able to be a part of,” HSF Education & Research Associate, Kimberly Newbold said. “Her experiences allow us to build connections between our own local historic buildings, and those around the world.”   

This lecture is free for HSF members and $15 for non-members. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. with a pre-lecture gathering at 5:30 p.m. to socialize and enjoy a glass of wine. Members may RSVP for the January 19 lecture by emailing Kimberly Newbold at The $15 nonmember registration fee can be paid by visiting HSF’s website, Space is limited, so reservations are recommended.  

For more information on the “People, Places and Stories that Define Savannah” lecture series, contact Newbold at 912-483-7294. For information about other HSF events, please visit or call 912-233-7787, and follow HSF on their social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 

Historic Savannah Foundation, a leading nonprofit preservation and cultural institution, saves buildings, places, and stories that define Savannah’s past, present, and future. Following its formation in 1955, the organization started a Revolving Fund to save endangered historic properties, now totaling over 412 buildings throughout several of Savannah’s historic districts. HSF continues to build capacity within its operations, secure new financial resources, improve its image and visibility, and increase public policy efforts to protect Savannah’s historic districts. For more information about the work of the Historic Savannah Foundation, visit 


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