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Green-Meldrim House

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14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
+1 912-233-3845
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Gorgeous historic home but hard to find with odd hours....

Gorgeous historic home full of history, interesting architecture and beautiful furnishings. This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
chuckdebbi
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
General Grants' headquarters

See where General Grant stayed while occupying Savannah and giving it to President Lincoln as a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lori s
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Savannah, Georgia
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Located in Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman after he occupied Savannah in 1864.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
Downtown
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+1 912-233-3845
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous historic home full of history, interesting architecture and beautiful furnishings. This home was hard to find! We even asked a police officer and he couldn't help with directions. The tours have odd hours. We barely made the last tour at 12:30PM. Not sure why...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See where General Grant stayed while occupying Savannah and giving it to President Lincoln as a Christmas Gift in 1864. A beautiful home as well to see and enjoy history.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to Savannah for 11 years. Yes, 11 years and we have YET to get into this place. Apparently its only open Tues, Thurs and Sat from 10-3 ONLY if they have a volunteer from church to sign up...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went on our tour on a Friday morning. We were in a small group of only 6 people which was nice because we could easily hear everything being shared and we had our questions answered. The house is just lovely and the new furniture...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Across Bull Street from Madison Square, this grand house has a long history dating back to the 1850's. The architectural design makes it's appearance standout & the fact that it served as General Sherman's HG while in Savannah adds to it's history.

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

As an example of John Norris's work this is one of the best. Furnishings are somewhat sparse. And second floor is a bit of a "lumber" room from donated furniture which is not necessarily "period".

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

A very grand house with the biggest hoot of a docent. She really brought the tour to life. So glad I stopped by!

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Check closely to see if you can get in. We were not lucky. According to people at the Sorrell house--which was wonderful BTW--nearly any private event--frequent--will close this house to tours.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

The Green-Meldrim House is unlike any other house you'll see in Savannah and, oh, what a history! This is an interesting way to while away some time while wandering around the wonderful Madison Square.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

The guides spent as much time talking about the church that owns the house as the house, but they were pretty knowledgeable about the house; although some of the stories have changed from my visit 15 years ago. It's surprising how much the guides don't...More

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Amach0000
July 25, 2017|
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Response from VickiAnne_11 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. The entrance is on the south side across from the church.
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courtneydawn816
May 16, 2016|
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Response from Roving-Saint | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted about 45-60". I guess it depends on the numbers of questions the docents get during the tour. The size of the group would have a bearing on that too, as it takes longer to maneuver the group through the house.
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mrjohnWaterlooNy
March 17, 2015|
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Response from Molly G | Reviewed this property |
The Green Meldrim House is open for guided walk-in tours Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 pm. The last tour begins at 3:30. The house phone number is 912-233-3845. Saturday – 10:00 to 1:00 pm. The last... More
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