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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
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.
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
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
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