This house was owned by a middle class family, was later divided up ino apartments and fell into disrepair before being the house that started the restoration movement in Savannah. The house is rather 'plain' compared to the Andrew Lowe house, which we also toured (Lowe was a wealthy cotton trader; Davenport was a regular guy) it was interesting to see the contrast between how the 'haves' lived from the 'have nots'. Didn't think the tour guide was very good - she was very young, sounded scripted and wasn't able to answer many questions. Not her fault, but that was my opinion. We also didn't care for the wallpaper in the house - hideous. I can't help but think they were a bit off the mark when they chose it. The first 2 floors of the house are open, and the 'raised basement' is used as the gift shop. They use the 'attic' for storage and you don't tour there. They did a good job giving you a feel for how people lived in the period - everything from how they bathed, to what they used to make beds, how they cooked, etc.
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