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Address: Savannah, GA
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In the middle of this city square is an astrolabe, an astronomical sphere.

In the middle of this city square is an astrolabe, an astronomical sphere.

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Fascinating Sphere in the Square

Named for George Troup, a major political figure in Georgia, this square was laid out in 1851 at the intersection of Habersham and East Macon Streets. The modern metal sculpture... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2016
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Alexandria, VA
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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Named for George Troup, a major political figure in Georgia, this square was laid out in 1851 at the intersection of Habersham and East Macon Streets. The modern metal sculpture (an armillary sphere), a globe based on 6 turtles, is a fascinating piece with the sunlight highlighting different parts depending on the bench on which you sit. The Myers Drinking... More 

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Panhandle Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

I am frequent visitor to Savannah and, after Forsyth, this is my favorite square. It helps that it is farther from the River area so only locals and savvy visitors are ever there. One of my favorite restaurants, Firefly Cafe, is on this square and if you eat outside you'll have lovely view of the center artwork. The globe has... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

I may be partial as this is my square but it is very well landscaped with pleasant benches and a dog fountain - a nice place to sit and relax for a while.

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