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Built as a beautiful Regency style mansion in 1819, the Owens-Thomas House, along with its adjacent gardens, carriage house, and slave quarters, allows visitors to explore the complicated relationships between the most and least powerful people in...more
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Savannah is an amazing city as you know if you’ve been. This tour is a must for history and architecture buffs.
I write this post ( my first ever ) because of our tour guide Miss Linda. She is the idea of southern charm. She...More
Savanah is an old city and the buildings around the various squares were built in the 1800's. The Owens-Thomas house is no exception. Entering the home you step back in time into a world of privilege. Not only do you learn about the various owners,...More
Beautiful southern home (architecturally), depicting an extremely wealthy family, who were slave owners. The tour is rich in history, with period furnishings throughout the house. Not the best tour I have ever been on, but very nice.
Beautiful Architect, great history how the house was built during those times, and the role of the slaves in the house and just how the division of human life under the bases of how this country was to discovered under the grace of God.
The docents and film are very good and explain the history of the house as well as the city at the time the house was built. A very well-planned tour and well-executed. Amazing house! Well ahead of its time, with running water and flushing toilets...More
Date of experience: September 2019
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