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Madison Square

Bull Street, Between West Harris and West Charlton Streets, Savannah, GA (Downtown)
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Ranked #49 of 119 attractions in Savannah
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: 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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San Antonio, Texas
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434 reviews 434 reviews
125 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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1,088 reviews 1,088 reviews
762 attraction reviews
800 helpful votes 800 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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95 helpful votes 95 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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Savannah, Georgia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
35 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 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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363 reviews 363 reviews
294 attraction reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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190 reviews 190 reviews
136 attraction reviews
578 helpful votes 578 helpful votes
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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Morris County, NJ
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2,336 helpful votes 2,336 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

We visited most of Savannah's 23 squares during our trip to Savannah. They are all beautiful and this is no exception. This is another example of the planning that went into this beautiful southern city.

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Savannah, Georgia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
55 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Beautiful square across the street from The Sorrel-Weed House. Beautiful place to sit and enjoy the scenery... I visited at night... the statue was lighted and made for a beautiful picture

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