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Harper Fowlkes House

230 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401-3622
+1 912-234-2180
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Beautiful Home, Excellent Tour

This was one of our favorite tours in Savannah, and we did them all! The director's passion for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
Beautifully restored home

This 1842 Greek Revival mansion has been beautifully restored on the first and second floors. It... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
St. Petersburg, Florida
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230 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401-3622
+1 912-234-2180
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our favorite tours in Savannah, and we did them all! The director's passion for the home and its history drew us in and made us feel like guests of the family as opposed to tourists. Learning about the legacy of Alida...More

Thank raleighgirl76
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This 1842 Greek Revival mansion has been beautifully restored on the first and second floors. It has an interesting history and I loved how the docent tied in different parts of Savannah in her stories about the house. The grounds in back are very pretty...More

Thank 340cruiser
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My son and daughter in law were married in the square across the street and had their reception here! It was perfect! The vintage home and outside area is beautiful! The staff can't be beat! There are tours during the day.

Thank vickisc
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This historic house is furnished with antique and furnishings collected by Alida Harper-Fowlkes. It serves as the headquarters for the Society of the Cincinnati where they read her will yearly. Love the exterior and interior architecture especially the elliptical ceiling opening between the 1st and...More

1  Thank letusescape56
Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you only tour one mansion I suggest this one...they take you thru two of the three floors and are thorough in their history lesson. Our guide was Richard (I believe!) and was very patient with questions and just delightful. We actually just happened onto...More

2  Thank southms
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Harper Fowlkes house has wonderful chandeliers that have been electrified. The Faux wood painted dining room walls are amazing. The moldings throughout the home are lovely. The docents are friendly and welcoming. It is located in a quiet part of Savannah---Orleans Square and well...More

2  Thank Maryb29909
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Ok so I know "Hidden Gem" sounds like a corny title but it's true. I didn't find this house in any of my tourism research but stumbled across it by pure chance. It's a beautiful house, the only renovations done were in 1890 and yes,...More

2  Thank tiffandroxy
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I enjoyed this tour. Why there were extra doors put in a room. The uniqued air venting system and how the owner had the backyard created to look like the rest of the house AFTER she passed.

2  Thank zoomzoom14
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Visited Harper Fowlkes House as a part of Architectural course taken at Learning Center. The house is impressive and offers evidence of various architectural designs. The garden in the rear of the house and porch are lovely.

1  Thank Heidi C
Reviewed 4 February 2017

While on our Segway ride, our guide pointed out this beautiful home. It is only a couple of minutes walk to Chippewa Square, well known for the the bench that Tom Hank's character sat on in the movie, Forest Gump. It's also just about a...More

2  Thank Anne M
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