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Harper Fowlkes House

230 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401-3622
+1 912-234-2180
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Stately 1842 Greek Revival Historic House

This historic house is furnished with antique and furnishings collected by Alida Harper-Fowlkes. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
letusescape56
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Long Island, NY
Great House

If you only tour one mansion I suggest this one...they take you thru two of the three floors and... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
southms
,
Pensacola, Florida
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230 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401-3622
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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

1  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

1  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

1  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
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The home's architecture and furnishings were stunning, but the story of the owner - a woman definitely ahead of her time - was worth the price of admission. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and told her story beautifully.

2  Thank mingoleger
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Our group of 5 stopped in and were given a personal tour! We loved learning about the historical intentions for Savannah in the 1700s, how this house was built and renovated over the years, and the last owner, Elita, and how she became a force...More

3  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I selected this house after reading it had been kept in the same family for over 100 years, thinking there would be a large amount of interesting items. I also liked the idea that Alida Fowlkes was a somewhat self-made woman. The nicest thing about...More

1  Thank DoILookRed
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