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Andrew Low House

329 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31401 (Downtown)
912 233 6854
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Ranked #26 of 110 attractions in Savannah
Type: Historic Sites
Description: Ornately decorated house once inhabited by the founder of the Girl Scouts.
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This is a beautiful home in excellent condition. Our tour guide explained that this is a preservation home meaning that it was well taken care of over the years and did not need to be restored. Worth a visit.

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USA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This was the first of many house tours taken and by far the best. The lady who was our guide knew the story of the house and presented it in a most professional - not canned - manner.

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Chester, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Juliette Gordon Low's marital home is stunning with artwork and period furniture galore. It's easy to see how she was inspired by living in homes like these.

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Tampa, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The Andrew Low house is a must see when visiting Savannah. The original period furniture built by famous cabinet makers, plaster cornices, carved woodwork and wrought iron balconies and railings have been beautfully maintained and showcase exceptional conservation efforts. The original garden layout was also discovered and restored so the authenticity is complete in every aspect. The house is located... More

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Forestburgh, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Our guide was informative and did not dwell too long on any aspect of the house. She kindly answered all questions. This is a lovely house and worth a visit to grasp the historic charm of Savannah. This tour was just right.

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Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Touring Savannah we had several home tours on our list. This one we overlooked. Then we saw an ad in paper for free admission to active duty military. Since we had the time we decided to give it a look. So glad we did as this is one of our favorites. The inside was very beautifully furnished. The guide was... More

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69 reviews 69 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We added this on to our trolley tour and it was a good $7 spent. The tour guide was very knowledgable and loved to expound on different pieces of information about details of the house. Make sure you go in the butlers pantry-- you have to ask. Highlights were the piano, mirrors and fabulous upstairs bathroom!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

My first suggestion for historic house tours in Savannah would be The Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace otherwise known as the Wayne-Gordon House. To continue the thread of history begun there, go to the Andrew Low House. Andrew Low was a cotton factor in Savannah whose son married Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of Girl Scouts of USA. The house is... More

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This home is one that you can't miss while visiting Savannah. The home is beautiful and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. No photography is allowed in the home.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Nice historic home, well preserved and original furnishings but the smell of sewage really ruined it for us.

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