Welcome! The William H. Ford, Sr. Museum & Visitors Center at Bethesda Academy in Savannah, Georgia features 2,200 square feet of exhibition space devoted to Bethesda’s rich history. A leading Savannah museum, the Ford Museum attracts visitors from near and far, including a number of proud Bethesda alumni.
Visitors can enjoy interactive exhibits, photographs, videos, oral histories and artifacts that, together, tell the story of Bethesda’s past, present and future. The main exhibit hall offers insight into early Georgia history, chronicles the founding of Bethesda in 1740, details early life at Bethesda and traces founder George Whitefield’s enduring legacy. Learn how this iconic part of Georgia history has evolved from an orphanage into an innovative school for boys in grades 6 – 12. Discover why Bethesda’s impact is even more important today than ever.
Your visit matters! Museum proceeds help provide financial aid for students of Bethesda Academy.