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Address: Bull Street, Between West Harris and West Charlton Streets, Savannah, GA

City square named for President James Madison, offering attractions related...

City square named for President James Madison, offering attractions related to the best-seller "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."

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Savannah 2017

This square is another beautiful example of all the squares in the Historic district. They are all worth the visit.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This square is another beautiful example of all the squares in the Historic district. They are all worth the visit.

Thank boxshop
Orlando, Florida
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2,359 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking through Madison square every day heading to the waterfront. This square also has a statue dominating its center as do the other small parks surrounding it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square, named after James Madison, does have a statue situated on it. The centrally-located statue (1888) is very nice and historically interesting. The statue honors the heroism of a Revolutionary War soldier, killed (1779) not too far from the square.

Thank urbanguy
Gainesville, Virginia
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282 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The square is named for James Madison our 4th President of the United States. The square dates back to 1837. Walk around and enjoy the square. Found a bench and relax.

Thank matjaz2002
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 376 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Thanks to the history lesson my husband and I got from our Segway guide, we know that Madison Square was named after James Madison, our 4th President of the USA. We also found out that it dates back to 1837, when Savannah's squares were being laid out in the city and the statue in the Square is of Sergeant William... More 

Thank Anne M
Clearwater, Florida
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a park to read all of the plaques and memorials. They tell the story of not just Savannah, but of America. Landscaping is tremendous.

Thank Bob19512014
Bury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Took in Madison square part of our walking tour of savannah. the place has a nice area to sit and a few photo opportunities to get those holiday snaps. there are a few benches to sit and it's a picturesque place for a sit down to relax.

Thank MikesTrips01
Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Find a bench and sit a spell and enjoy Savannah history and architecture at its best. On the west side of the square is the beautiful gothic-style home of Charles Greene, most well-known for being General Sherman's headquarters during the Civil War. On the north west side is the Sorrel-Weed home, a combination of Greek Revival with a touch of... More 

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Summer 2916. This square is under construction / renovation so not much there this trip. The Savannah historical district Squares are, in general, a bm b eat walking tiur. Each is a bit different and a great place to sit down for a bit and people watch.

Thank Barrett3887
St. Johns, Florida
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205 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Each square so different, they are a great tour if you review the history and mapping of them. This square has some great surrounding stops as well bordering it.

Thank tedact

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