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Green-Meldrim House

14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
+1 912-233-3845
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Gorgeous Gothic Revival

I loved this house! It is gorgeous and unusual (Gothic revival!). The tour explains with just... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Patty G
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Atlanta, Georgia
My favorite house in Savannah!

Beautiful, well maintained house! From the impressive front door, to the rest of the house, you... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Kathleen P
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New Jersey
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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
Downtown
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I loved this house! It is gorgeous and unusual (Gothic revival!). The tour explains with just enough detail the history and the architecture. It was interesting to see the details that made the house more livable in the summer. This included a dome at the...More

Thank Patty G
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Beautiful, well maintained house! From the impressive front door, to the rest of the house, you will be amazed at the engineering accomplished so long ago.The plaster work and the beautiful chandeliers are also very impressive.The entire house is a treasure and should not be...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 17 March 2017

You purchase the tickets at the door. You can walk around on your own I believe, but its better to take the docent led tour- about every 30 mins. Loved hearing about some amazing feats of engineering in the home. You do have to climb...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a must see historic home to visit while in Savannah. This has history from the Civil War, period appropriate furnishings and is still a working home. The tour guides did a fabulous job describing the three owners of this home, were extremely knowledgeable...More

Thank Virginia R
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Built in the 1850's by Mr Green who became a good friend of General Sherman. Sherman lived there for 2 months during his siege of the South. Gothic architecture. Now the parish house for the church next door. Beautiful preserved interior. Original furniture replaced with...More

Thank kidneymd
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Fabulous house !! The Green Family offered To allow Gen. Sherman the use of the house once the city of Savannah surrendered to the Union Army, Christmas, 1894. The house is magnificent. Do not miss seeing the plaster work and the beautiful chandeliers. Also make...More

Thank Harvey S
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This house has been beautifully restored and filled with appropriate era antiques and art. The house is owned by St. John's church next door and actively used for church functions. The docent was knowledgeable. Best historic house that I saw in Savannah - you should...More

Thank Va-Business-Owner
Reviewed 13 February 2017

During the Civil War the owner who was a British citizen invited General Sherman to stay there as his guest. There are mostly period pieces, but the previous families have donated some of the original pieces. More are expected from Paris where one of the...More

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is the grandest Savannah house I have seen. I especially loved the pocket doors and pocket blinds. They still seemed to move so smoothly you could probably close them with one finger. The dome in the stairway was a very interesting way to deal...More

Thank HHHannah
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great tours given by the docents, who obviously love the house very much. The amount of decorative detail in the house is really mind blowing - unfortunately though, you can't take pictures indoors.

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courtneydawn816
How long does a tour last?
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
what is the price of admission
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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AuroraJourney
Hello, are people able to walk to CW from the hotel? Is there a bus that goes to CW that goes by or near the hotel? Thanks for your help!
11 February 2015|
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Response from benntbear123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are at least four different buses, one the is free and three that are tour buses....
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