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Green-Meldrim House

14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
+1 912-233-3845
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Refused entry

My wife and I made two attempts to view the Green-Meldrim house this weekend. The first attempt is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jaykay1975021
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Atlanta, Georgia
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40 acres and a mule

One of the most historical events of the civil war happened at this house. This is where Sherman... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Located in Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman after he occupied Savannah in 1864.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
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"period pieces"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I made two attempts to view the Green-Meldrim house this weekend. The first attempt is was near impossible to find entry to the house. We finally found the correct door, but it was locked. While walking away we heard a gentleman open...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the most historical events of the civil war happened at this house. This is where Sherman met with the 20 black ministers which led to the creation of “40 acres and a mule”. This was the main reason I paid for the tour....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house is Gothic Revival architecture built during the early 1850's. The front entrance has three sets of doors,and the woodwork on the main floor is beautiful black walnut.The beautiful crown mouldings are amazing. General Sherman used the house as his headquarters when his troops...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of many beautiful homes in Savannah you can tour. The home is owned by the church next door, and they maintain it and provide great tours, with stories about the families who lived in it. They are in process of restoring and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceedingly well-informed docents and this remarkable building and its contents make this a must-do feature of the Savannah touring scene. And, at least in our visit, it is a blessedly "ghost free" experience, one that avoids the midnight in the garden of you know what...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Of all the old homes to see in Savannah, this is one of the historic from a civil war perspective. Where else can you see where General Sherman stayed on his march to the sea? Not lavish in decor, it is historic in viewing.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

One of the South's Best Examples of Gothic Revival Architecture!! Yes, this it the nerdiest review title I've ever used but it's 100% true. This is a beautiful nod to the gothic revival period and a stunning example of what old Savannah looked like. It...More

Thank Kristen H
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The Green-Meldrim is significant because it was General Sherman's headquarters as he took a break in his infamous "March to the Sea" during the Civil War. I won't offer any opinions on General Sherman but I do know that Savannah was mostly spared the damage...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Green-Meldrim House is a National Historic Landmark. It is presently owned by St. John's Church. The tour guide was very informative and the house has some original pieces inside. It's very interesting that the church uses the house for weddings and tea parties for...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was an excellent tour! The house is beautiful!! The tour guide was very good and knowledgeable about the home. This is a must see!

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Amach0000
25 July 2017|
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Response from VickiAnne_11 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. The entrance is on the south side across from the church.
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courtneydawn816
16 May 2016|
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Response from Roving-Saint | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted about 45-60". I guess it depends on the numbers of questions the docents get during the tour. The size of the group would have a bearing on that too, as it takes longer to maneuver the group through the house.
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mrjohnWaterlooNy
17 March 2015|
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Response from Molly G | Reviewed this property |
The Green Meldrim House is open for guided walk-in tours Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 pm. The last tour begins at 3:30. The house phone number is 912-233-3845. Saturday – 10:00 to 1:00 pm. The last... More
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