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Green-Meldrim House

14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
+1 912-233-3845
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One of the South's Best Examples of Gothic Revival Architecture!!

One of the South's Best Examples of Gothic Revival Architecture!! Yes, this it the nerdiest review... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Kristen H
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Major Historical Landmark for Savannah!

The Green-Meldrim is significant because it was General Sherman's headquarters as he took a break... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
John S
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California
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Located in Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman after he occupied Savannah in 1864.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
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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
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

Thank John S
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

Thank dialfrog
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!

Thank aliciaburge
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Green-Meldrim House became General Sherman's headquarters from the surrender of Savannah in December 1864 until the end of the war in1865. The house is a National Historic Landmark and is located on a corner of Madison Square.We toured this house which is owned by...More

Thank travel7continents
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The Green-Meldrim House is a great tour run by some great ladies. Very informative! The house has some interesting character. Believe me, I've been in Antebellum homes from Charleston to Natchez. Love the fact, it's still in use for bridal party prep for the church...More

Thank MarcoPolo6262
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This house is only open on occasions where church staff are available for tours. It is owned by the Episcopal church next door. The ladies giving the tour were really vested in the information provided. The house is worth seeing as much has been maintained...More

Thank Kathweld
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a beautifully restored house of a Liverpool bookeeper, who amassed a fortune in the cotton industry and built one of the more glamorous Gothic Revival houses in Savannah in the 1850s. Particuarly interesting was the account of the usage of the house by...More

Thank Gurke13
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Green-Meldrim House, an 1853 Gothic Revival Mansion, was the headquarters of General William T. Sherman when the Federal army occupied Savannah during the Civil War. We noticed it as we were walking through Madison Square and saw the historical marker. My husband and I...More

Thank VickiAnne_11
Reviewed 8 May 2017

When visiting Savannah this is a house tour not to be missed! A lovely home that since the 1850's has had only two families as owners and now owned by St. John's Church. While the home does not contain many of the previous owner's furnishings,...More

Thank Karule
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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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