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Interesting shade covered square

We visited Telfair Square while in Savannah for vacation. Telfair Square was named for a famous... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Austin, Texas
Delightful shaded park

This is one of the four original squares laid out by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It is named for the... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
Stephen T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Telfair Square is a beautiful square located in the historical section of Savannah. Adjacent to the Telfairs museums, a great place to have a drink and enjoy the ambiance. Jolly Chriss.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

We visited Telfair Square while in Savannah for vacation. Telfair Square was named for a famous family, the patriarch Edward Telfair became the governor of Georgia at one time. They had a mansion built on the edge of the square which Mr. Telfair's descendant, Mary...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018

I didn't enjoy this one as much as some of the other. It is a pretty, shaded, wooded spot. The Telfair family is honored in the square. I prefer some of the others.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the four original squares laid out by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It is named for the Telfair family. Located by the Telfair Institute and with an adjacent stop on the free DOT bus route. Lovely shaded park with nice surroundings.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Stephen T
Reviewed October 9, 2017

The Savannah Squares are such a great reminder of the green spaces of London and this square was actually originally named St. James Square after one such space in the city of London.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank AAHolt
Reviewed May 7, 2017

This square is named to honor the Telfair family, which includes a former Governor and Congressman. A very nice densely wooded property.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

Nice square but surround areas kind of ruin the charm of it. Savannah I think goofed on this one. It is one of the first four square laid by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It was originally named St James Square. This is another one of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is a pretty little park on the DOT Bus system route. Real close to many downtown restaurants. The surrounding buildings are worth seeing.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

This is one of the first four squares laid out by James Olgethorpe in 1733 to ensure natural green space for the citizens of the new city; these formed a larger square of buildings overlooking the Savannah River. Originally named St. James Square in honor...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank jeffl499
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Savannah’s a beautiful city, especially the historic district. So what exactly happened around Telfair Square is beyond me. There are two buildings and a parking garage that are hideous and ruin the charm of the park. They appear to be constructed out of cheap gas...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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