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Pulaski Square to Troup Square (4 Squares)

Pulaski Square To Troup Square Map in Savannah GA.

W. Harris and E. Harris Street (4 Squares):

 

Points of Interest:

Pulaski Square

  • Interesting homes and restore gardens

Madison Square *****

OneSorrel Weed House - Open to the public for tours

TwoGreen Meldrin House
       Hours:  Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10:00a - 4:00p
       Saturday 10:00a - 1:00p
       Tours last 30 min

ThreeSt. John Episcopal Church

FourMasonic Temple

FiveEliza Thompson House

Lafayette Square

SixAndrew Low House
     
Tours:  Monday - Saturday 10:00a - 4:00p
      Sunday 12:00p - 4:00p.

SevenFlannery O'Connor Childhood Home
       Hours: 
Friday - Wednesday 1:00p - 4:00p

EightHamilton-Turner House - (currently a Bed & Breakfast)

NineCathedral of St. John Baptist
       Hours: open to the public Monday - Saturday  9:00a to 5:00p

  • Semiquincentenary Fountain - Center of Layafette Square

Troup Square

TenUnitarian Universalist Church

  • Armillary sphere - Center of Troup Square

 

Pulaski Square

Pulaski Square in Savannah GA. Pulaski Square Map

Points of Interest

  • Interesting homes and restore gardens

Pulaski Square was laid out in 1837 and is named for General Casimir Pulaski, a Polish-born Revolutionary War hero who died of wounds received in the Siege of Savannah in 1779. Pulaski square is located on Barnard, between Harris and Charlton Streets and is known for its live oaks.

The neighborhood around Pulaski Square has many interesting homes. Many are paired houses, row houses, center hall floor plans and five bay houses. Italianate, Greek revival style was extensively used when designing these homes. They are mostly two to four stories in height and behind the brick walls are beautifully restored gardens.

 

Madison Square *****

Monument of Sgt Jasper in Madison Square in Savannah GA. Madison Square Map.

Points of Interest

OneSorrel Weed House - Open to the public for tours

TwoGreen Meldrin House
      Tours: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10:00a - 4:00p
      Saturday 10:00a - 1:00p
      Tours last 30 min

ThreeSt. John Episcopal Church

FourMasonic Temple

FiveEliza Thompson House

Madison Square was named after the fourth President of the United States, James Madison. The square was laid out in 1837 and commemorates Sgt. William Jasper who fought in the Revolutionary War. In the center of the square is an 1888 statue of Sgt. William Jasper, a soldier in the Siege of Savannah who, though mortally wounded, heroically recovered his company's banner.

Madison Square also features vintage cannons from the Savannah Armory. These cannons mark the starting points of the first highways in Georgia, the Ogeechee Road leading to Darien and the Augusta Road to Augusta.

On the west side of Madison Square is St John's Episcopal Church which was built in 1853. Next door to the church is the Green-Meldrim House which was also completed in 1853. The Green-Meldrim House has beautiful iron work and unique features. On the south side is the Sorrel - Weed house built in 1841. On the southwest corner of Madison Square stands the Masonic Temple.

 

Lafayette Square

Fountain at LafayetteSquare in Savannah GA. Layfatte Square Map in Savannah GA.
Points of Interest

SixAndrew Low House
      
Tours:  Monday - Saturday 10:00a - 4:00p
       Sunday 12:00p - 4:00p.

SevenFlannery O'Connor Childhood Home 
       Hours:
Friday - Wednesday 1:00p - 4:00p

EightHamilton-Turner House - (currently a Bed & Breakfast)

NineCathedral of St. John Baptist 
       Hours: open to the public 9:00a to 5:00p Monday - Saturday

Lafayette Square is located on Abercorn, between Harris and Charlton Streets, was laid out in 1837. The square contains a fountain commemorating the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Georgia colony.

On the Northwest corner of Abercorn and Charlton Streets is the elegant Andrew Low House built in 1849. On the south side of Charlton Street is an unusual West Indies-style home built in 1852. It was designed to have the main house entered from the piazza.

The three-bay side hall townhouse in the Greek revival style at 207 East Charlton was the childhood home of prize-winning author Flannery O’Connor.<

The Cathedral of St. John Baptist located at Abercorn and Harris is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in Georgia. Rebuilt from the original design following a tragic fire in 1898, the church’s Gothic revival spires can be seen throughout the city.

 

Troup Square

Armillary Sphere atTroup Square in Savannah GA. Troup Square Map in Savannah GA.

Points of Interest

TenUnitarian Universalist Church

  • Armillary sphere - Center of Troup Square

Troup Square was laid out in 1851, and named for George Michael Troup, congressman, senator and Governor of Georgia from 1823-1827. It is one of the smaller squares. This square features a bronze 1870s era Victorian armillary mounted on six bronze turtles. On the west side of the square is a special dog fountain for canine use.

The Unitarian Universalist Church built in 1851 sits on the west side of Troup Square at 321 Habersham.

Many of the row houses around the square were built after 1870 due to the interruption of the Civil War.