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Great place to drop by on your walk

We didn't get to go in, but it was a great place to stop by for a picture and to read the marker... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phil D
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Gorgeous historic home but hard to find with odd hours....

Gorgeous historic home full of history, interesting architecture and beautiful furnishings. This... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
chuckdebbi
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Located in Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman after he occupied Savannah in 1864.
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14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't get to go in, but it was a great place to stop by for a picture and to read the marker. This was the house that William Tecumseh Sherman used as his headquarters while in Savannah.

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Gorgeous historic home full of history, interesting architecture and beautiful furnishings. This home was hard to find! We even asked a police officer and he couldn't help with directions. The tours have odd hours. We barely made the last tour at 12:30PM. Not sure why...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

See where General Grant stayed while occupying Savannah and giving it to President Lincoln as a Christmas Gift in 1864. A beautiful home as well to see and enjoy history.

1  Thank lori s
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to Savannah for 11 years. Yes, 11 years and we have YET to get into this place. Apparently its only open Tues, Thurs and Sat from 10-3 ONLY if they have a volunteer from church to sign up...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We went on our tour on a Friday morning. We were in a small group of only 6 people which was nice because we could easily hear everything being shared and we had our questions answered. The house is just lovely and the new furniture...More

Thank kendrash
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Across Bull Street from Madison Square, this grand house has a long history dating back to the 1850's. The architectural design makes it's appearance standout & the fact that it served as General Sherman's HG while in Savannah adds to it's history.

Thank Zeke T
Reviewed 28 April 2018

As an example of John Norris's work this is one of the best. Furnishings are somewhat sparse. And second floor is a bit of a "lumber" room from donated furniture which is not necessarily "period".

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A very grand house with the biggest hoot of a docent. She really brought the tour to life. So glad I stopped by!

Thank sgrnyc
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Check closely to see if you can get in. We were not lucky. According to people at the Sorrell house--which was wonderful BTW--nearly any private event--frequent--will close this house to tours.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Green-Meldrim House is unlike any other house you'll see in Savannah and, oh, what a history! This is an interesting way to while away some time while wandering around the wonderful Madison Square.

1  Thank Wendy B
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Amach0000
26 July 2017|
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Response from VickiAnne_11 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. The entrance is on the south side across from the church.
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courtneydawn816
17 May 2016|
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Response from Roving-Saint | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted about 45-60". I guess it depends on the numbers of questions the docents get during the tour. The size of the group would have a bearing on that too, as it takes longer to maneuver the group through the house.
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mrjohnWaterlooNy
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Response from Molly G | Reviewed this property |
The Green Meldrim House is open for guided walk-in tours Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 pm. The last tour begins at 3:30. The house phone number is 912-233-3845. Saturday – 10:00 to 1:00 pm. The last... More
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