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A city square lined by giant oak trees and an obelisk honoring Nathanael Greene, a New England-born general.
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Bull Street, Between Bryan and Congress Streets, Savannah, GA
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Reviewed 16 July 2019

Savannah has combined the best of the best! History and charm and beauty make up Savannah's numerous Squares. I am drawn to them all, as each has its own character.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 13 July 2019

I enjoyed just sitting in the square and enjoying the peacefulness, especially in the early morning hours.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

These historic squares are great places to take a quick rest from walking and learn the history of each one. Shady, and benches to sit on.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Pigfish4
Reviewed 18 June 2019

Laid out in 1733, this charming Square is the first of Savannah’s 24 Squares. It is prominently located on Bull Street, and was named for Oglethorpe’s friend, General Robert Johnson of South Carolina. From olden times until now, residents gathered here to discuss the current...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 6 June 2019

Yet another square named after one person while commemorating another. Johnson Square is named after Robert Johnson, the Royal Governor of South Carolina in 1733 when the square was laid out. It was the largest square in downtown Nashville. The square has 2 fountains and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 30 April 2019

My wife and I walked just about everyone of the squares. They all have there on piece of history. They are also nice and shady.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Craig A
Reviewed 24 March 2019

While walking along Bryan Street in Savannah on our way to the next attraction, we stooped to take a breather in Johnson Square. There were plenty of benches and we sat down an relaxed until the flying bugs started to bother us.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 10 March 2019

Johnson Square was the first of the original 22 squares constructed in Savannah, Georgia, and it remains the largest. Located on Bull Street, between Bryan and Congress Streets, it was named after Governor Robert Johnson, who was the Governor of what is now South Carolina....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

For the 26%+ of churches that trace themselves back to the Wesleyan and Methodist renewal movement, this historic square is where John Wesley nailed his resignation to one of the stately oaks. But part of the method that bears his name was to bounce back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Prof_B_W
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We walked to a few different squares in Savannah and this one was our favorite. Every side of this square provides a wonderful and different view. On one side, City Hall can be seen in the distance and is beautifully framed with columns of trees...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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