Founded in 1917, Gordonston is Savannah's oldest bedroom community. The area used to be part of the Gordon family farm. The family was well-to-do and Gordon Low's father was a railroad magnate. Juliette would go on to found the Girl Scouts of America.
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On July 20, 1926, the cornerstone was laid for the gates of Gordonston Memorial Park, and the park was dedicated to Willie and Nellie.
In the cornerstone Daisy [Juliette Gordon Low] placed the tools she had used in making the gates, and the stone pillars in which the gates are set have a daisy carved on each column.
Gordonston is Savannah's oldest "bedroom community." It was on a trolley line that led into downtown making it an easy commute.