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Fernwood/Parkwood is a Savannah, Georgia, neighborhood located in the city’s 31404 zip code. On the north side of the Savannah State University campus, Fernwood/Parkwood sits east of Skidaway Road. It is minutes from shopping, dining, and two high schools. The residential neighborhood with tree-lined streets is within walking distance of the University.
Savannah State University has a picturesque campus, and according its website, it is the oldest public historically black university in Georgia. It is also the oldest college in the city, having been established in 1890.
Fernwood/Parkwood is near several shopping centers. These shopping areas are less than two miles from the neighborhood and include two grocery stores, a Target, and a multi-screen movie theater. In addition, the plazas feature several fast-food and casual dining options.
The Savannah Community Theatre is across from the Victory Drive Shopping Center. The theater presents stage productions year-round, including dinner theater. West of the shopping area is Daffin Park. Daffin Park is home to Grayson Stadium, the home field for the minor league baseball team, the Savannah Sand Gnats. Built in 1926, it is the oldest working minor league stadium in the United States. The park also has a soccer field, tennis courts, and a pool.
West of Fernwood/Parkwood, about two miles away, is the Memorial University Medical Center. It is a 530-bed teaching hospital offering state-of-the-art medical facilities to area residents and the surrounding counties. It is home to the George and Marie Backus Children’s Hospital as well as centers for cancer care and women’s health.
South of the hospital and the Harry S. Truman Parkway is the Bacon Park Golf Course. It is a public golf course with 27 challenging holes. The golf course is next to the Georgia Regional Medical Hospital.