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Green-Meldrim House

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Located in Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman after he occupied Savannah in 1864.
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14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home is owned by St John Episcopal Church next door and is nearing the completion of complete renovation. The home has original furniture pieces and a wonderful history taught by volunteers who are passionate about the building and history. Limited availability for tours as it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apparently this house is difficult to tour and get into because of the strange hours. We did not have that problem. It is a beautifully restored older home that had so much promise but to be frank we didn't get to see all of it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rosi F
Reviewed 3 December 2018

My husband and I had a private tour one afternoon before Thanksgiving. Two of the sweetest ladies gave us the history of the house and included some side stories as well. I had no idea that Gen. Sherman spared Savannah due to his relationship with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jean C
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We took the tour of this house and really enjoyed. It is the location of a lot of history, especially the fact that General Sherman made this his headquarters while in Savannah. When in Savannah do not miss this house, if you are interested in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LeadFoot2014
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Green-Meldrim House is a wonderfully restored home with great history. Our tour guide was absolutely wonderfuland we engaged in some great conversation. Architecturally and historically most worthwhile!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Remarkable G
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We visited this house in October 2018. This house is full of history. We have been to Savannah several times but just recently visited here. Beautiful and close to original inside. Docents throughout the house on a self guided tour. Well worth the time and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

We decided to visit the Green-Meldrim House after seeing it on our Noble Jones walking tour. Sherman stayed here during his time in Savannah, and I needed a bit of a Civil War "fix" while we were there. The house is owned by the church...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

We have been to Savannah several times and never decided to tour until last week. We missed out... bring cash they don't take credit, but it is WELL worth the tour. You don't need to be a history buff to appreciate the stories inlaid into...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SeanK37
Reviewed 12 October 2018

What makes this delightful mansion, with its large and ornate rooms, so worth visiting is the charm and expertise of the 'docents' - the guides whose knowledge is encyclopaedic.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Although this home is now owned by the St. John's Episcopal Church, it is quite interesting and worth a visit. Still in use, tours are available and the docents are quite knowledgeable. Mr. Green invited General Sherman to stay in his home while in Savannah...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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 mollyg707 | 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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