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Johnson Square

Bull Street, Between Bryan and Congress Streets, Savannah, GA
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A city square lined by giant oak trees and an obelisk honoring Nathanael Greene, a New England-born general.
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Bull Street, Between Bryan and Congress Streets, Savannah, GA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn’t my favorite of all savannah squares but it’s a quiet shady spot in the hustle and bustle of downtown.

Thank chelseasly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a Civil War walking tour of Savannah - it was incredible. One of the stops was Johnson Square. The trees and the foliage are beautiful. I just sat and enjoyed the serenity!

Thank Pasoporaqui
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a Christmas program on 17 Dec ‘17. Loved the “Christ Ascension” stained glass and the beautiful organ upstairs. This church was the first house of worship for the original colony founded in 1733. Beautiful! I could sit in that church for hours! What...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This square is beautiful. I love the trees and the things around it. Lots of beautiful possibilties!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Johnson Square was the first of the original squares and is still the largest in all of the Savannah squares. We learned that they named it this square after It was named after Governor Robert Johnson. It was a quick stop on our self-guided walking...More

Thank Kristen H
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The significance of this square and to the Christian foundation of America cannot be overstated. The square is dominated by the first church in the state of Georgia. It was there before the “United States” was even conceived. John Wesley, founder of the Methodist faith...More

Thank Gary A
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Base on the information, Johnson Square is the oldest and the largest square in Savannah. It is situated in the commercial historic downtown and in the middle of significant and iconic downtown buildings such as the City Hall the the Christ Episcopal Church, and old...More

Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Named in honor of Robert Johnson, governor of South Carolina, Johnson Square is the first square that was established in downtown Savannah. Another beautiful square of Savannah.

Thank AAHolt
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Johnson Square is absolutely lovely. The monument is beautiful and the shade trees provide a bit of respite from the sun during the summer heat. I was told this was the first square in Savannah. Enjoy!

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I thought this was a nice place to take a break. Super shady and just off the main drag. Great place to people watch.

Thank Nancy L
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