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City square dominated by a statue of Casmir Pulaski and the Temple Mickve Israel, the first synagogue in the South.
Bull Street, Between Taylor and Gordon Streets, Savannah, GA 31401-4913
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Monterey Square is perhaps the most well known of the 22 squares in Savannah, Georgia. Not because it was laid out in 1847 on Bull Street, between Taylor and Gordon Streets. Not because it was named to commemorate the capture of the city of Monterey,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 22 January 2019

This square had an amazing monument in the center! Peaceful walk in the park! Live musicians the day we visited!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank s w
Reviewed 15 December 2018

There are currently 22 "Squares" around Savannah, ranging from public gathering spots to tree lined parks. Monterey Square was one of the more interesting squares to me because of the large monument dedicated to General Kazimierz (Casimir) Pułaski, a Polish hero of the American Revolution....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Don't miss the brick house in the southwest corner. It is where the murder took place in the book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," the long-standing New York Times Best Seller List and the poor movie (that I am in, ever so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thornton C
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

One of about 23 famous Squares in Savannah. It is on Bull Street between Historic District and Forsyth Park. Named after a battle of the Mexican War. Has a statue of General Pulaski who was killed in Savahhsn during American Revolution War. Also is the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank william s
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Monterey Square is a beautiful square located in the heart of the Historical District of Savannah. This square contains the Pulaski Monument and is adjacent to the Mercer Williams House and the Temple Mickve Israel. Jolly Chriss.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank luckyj_12
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We visited Savannah College of Arts and Design on one of their SCAD sidewalk festival days. It was wonderful! Parking was easy to find. We walked the square then down the streets of Savannah. Food was easy to find. It was busy but still very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 14 September 2018

It is a beautiful square surrounded by amazing buildings including the Mercer Williams house. It also has a monument commemorating Casmir Pulaski.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank aida68
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Another spot that is full of historical information. I try to read all the plaques at every place we see, sometimes if rushed I take a picture and look at it later. I took time to read here, and there is so much to learn...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davidn0209
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Monterey Square is a spot tied closely to Savannah's history. It is a quiet square with a monument commemorating Casmir Pulaski who fought in the revolutionary war. It is more famous for one of the houses facing the square: the Mercer Williams House. This was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
It was the site of the park bench upon which Forrest Gump sat in the beginning of the movie. The bench has been relocated to a Savannah museum to preserve it and reduce traffic accidents caused by people taking pictures from... More