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Address: Bull Street, Between West Harris and West Charlton Streets, Savannah, GA
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: City square named for President James Madison, offering attractions...
City square named for President James Madison, offering attractions related to the best-seller "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
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This is a peaceful Square. I enjoyed sitting on the bench and looking at the trees. Strikingly similar to the other squares.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Friendswood, Texas

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Friendswood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is a peaceful Square. I enjoyed sitting on the bench and looking at the trees. Strikingly similar to the other squares.

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is the 1st of 3 squares, otherwise known as a mini-parks, my son and I visited in Savannah. We walked over to it after eating an afternoon brunch at the Gryphon Tea Room right across the street. After eating, we crossed over to the other side of Bull Street and checked out the shopSCAD Savannah gift shop where SCAD... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This square is located at Bull Street~~West Harris and West Charlton. It has a nice bronze monument of Sgt. Jasper holding a flag. Yes the park was actually named after President Madison but the statue is not of him:) This would be a great trivia quiz to name the squares and the actual statues or monuments standing in them:) This... More 

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Titusville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

William Jasper is featured in a dramatic pose in the center of Madison Square. It is very impressive and is a photo opportunity from various angles. Gen Sherman used the Green Meldrim House as his headquarters. the Tea Room is a favorite place for lunch. easy parking around the area.

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Grand Bend, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Sorting out the squares in Savannah can be confusing for first timers; the square is named after President Madison, but the statue isf of William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero who died during the Seige of Savannah after rescuing his fallen regimental flag. The Green Meldrim House (General Sherman's headquarters) is located nearby. Another great place to rest and people... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Madison Square is one of my favorite squares. Although all of the squares are beautiful, this one is also surrounded by great businesses and a remarkable church. The Gryphon Tea room serves a full tea menu in addition to their regular food menu. It is a favorite spot that my daughter and I go to for tea. SCAD's gift shop... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

very classic looking with great history.Great Jasper Monument is stunning. Desoto Hilton, Green-Meldrim House and the Sorrel-Weed House all surround this square. Great structures to view.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Interesting how the square was named after President Madison yet William Jasper stands proudly in the center.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Named after the fourth US President, James Madison (not NY’s Madison Square Garden), this “Square” is what Southerners call a park. Surrounding it are some of the most important and interesting buildings in the city, including St. John’s Church and SCAD. Laid out in 1837, Madison Square commemorates Revolutionary War Savannah native, Sergeant William Jasper. His deeds date back to... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I walk almost every square evry day I am off from work. My dog knows where all the water bowls for dogs are in the different parks.

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Address: Bull Street, Between West Harris and West Charlton Streets, Savannah, GA
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown

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