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Town square named for Georgia's founder, James Oglethorpe.
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112 E State St, Between E State St. And E York St. At Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-3715
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

This one is a bit different than the others with large monuments. It has more of a park feel. It is still worth a stop.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The squares in historic Savannah are quite pretty but also fairly similar and begin to blend together.

Thank USCKaboom
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The square is truly a beauty to behold. Oglethorpe has a great man, this area owes him a great debt.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This square feels like a small park. Lovely place to relax. It doesn’t really have any interesting points of interest like many of the other squares. The square pays homage to General James Oglethorpe, founder of the colony of Georgia. But you will have to...More

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Savannah is a well planned and preserved city with these 1-2 block parks seemingly everywhere. This Ogglethorp Square commemorates the founder of the colony/state of Georgia. Nice statue.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Oglethorpe Square, laid out in 1742, is, of course, named for the founder of Georgia, James Oglethorpe. Interestingly, the statue of Oglethorpe is in Chippewa Square.

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Oglethorpe Square was the final square (of the 6) Oglethorpe laid out during the time that he resided in the colony. That makes it fancy! One of the interesting facts we read about Oglethorpe Square is that several of the streets which run into the...More

Thank seeKristenTravel
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Just love these squares in downtown Savannah. This one was established in 1742 and was eventually named after James Oglethorpe, the founder of Georgia.

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It's a lovely square for a quick walkthrough or for a relaxing rest or picnic. There is plenty of people watching to be done and history to be absorbed. Take a guided tour if you want the details.

Thank Kaitlin S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Saw this square at night on our ghost walk. 1 of 22 squares in the downtown area. Quite a historical place.

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