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Sorrel Weed House

6 W Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4354
+1 912-257-2223
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The Sorrel- Weed House operates Historic Savannah Tours and Haunted Ghost Tours in Savannah. Our purpose is to educate the public on the rich neoclassical Greek Revival architecture of the Sorrel- Weed House and the the famous architect Charles Cluskey who designed it, along with and the cultural history of antebellum Savannah Georgia. A focus is also maintained on Civil War Savannah, and the role of Brigadier General Moxley Sorrel CSA. Moxley served under General James Longstreet and wrote "Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer". We also operate Haunted Ghost Tours in Savannah, as The Sorrel- Weed House was featured on Ghost Hunters with Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson in 2005, HGTV "If These Walls Could Talk" in 2006, the Travel Channel in 2010, (the Most Terrifying Places in America) and Ghost Adventures with Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin in 2014. In January 1940 - The Society for the Preservation of Savannah Landmarks opened the Sorrel- Weed House to the public. The name of their exhibit was "The Society for the Preservation of Savannah Landmarks Presents a Loan Exhibit of furniture and fine Arts 18th and 19th Centuries at the Sorrel-Weed House on Madison Square. Jan-April 1940" They were founded in 1939 and eventually became the Historic Savannah Foundation. 1954, The Sorrel-Weed House was designated a Georgia State Landmark. It was one of the first houses in Georgia to receive this honor. 2005- The Sorrel Weed House opened to the public for Historic House Tours and Haunted Savannah Ghost Tours. 2010. The Sorrel Weed House was designated a Museum in the State of Georgia.
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6 W Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4354
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved it, we started out in the Basement and learned a lot about the son and ended upstairs learning about the life of the inhabitants and the tragedy that came over that family. My kid and and my niece both teenagers enjoyed it also. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Fun tour, but saw nothing too crazy. The stories were really good. Much of the tour was in the basement, not in the main level.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great tour by Joby at 6:30pm. He helped give us options to help when our 9 year old son became scared. He also wasn’t afraid to respectfully speak to a couple rowdy people on our tour who were ruining the experience for the rest of...More

Thank Suzy S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The history was good but drawn out. Went on the house and walk tour. Started with the walk anexpected to at least go into the graveyard but stopped for a long drawn out story at the gate. Next stop same thing. Get to the house...More

Thank Jeff N Jessy K
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a haunted tour at 930pm. It was a great experience. Emily was a great story/history teller. We got great pictures. The house is ongoing restorations. I beleive the current progress is great and when it is completed it will be so nice to...More

Thank peacelovetravel13
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was expecting more, even though I would have been scared. Crystal, our trolley driver did a great job of driving very slow so we could take pictures of the different sights. Melissa, our guide was great, she was very knowledgeable about the house and...More

Thank sherley1113
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This house tour was great! You will learn of the history of the home, the architecture and of the interesting people who have resided ther including a surgeon, and make-shift mortuary. Haunted Tours at night.

Thank thegriffithfamily
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The story of this home is fascinating and we had a very engaging guide. However, the group was much too large and it served as an invitation for WAY too many distractions. Even though our guide did her best to keep the group quiet, the...More

Thank GMStew3
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Kelsey was our tour guide. She was really good. She was very knowledgeable.Felt bad she was scared in the maids quarters. Opted out of the walking tour because we felt it would be repetitious, as this was our 6th tour in 3 days. Was a...More

Thank Theresa C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been on this tour before and really enjoying it, I was disappointed with my recent experience. On my first visit last year we had a group of 10-12 people, this tour we had a group of 25-30 people which is entirely too many people...More

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schmayla98
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Barbara S | Reviewed this property |
We went in through the basement. A couple of steps down if I remember correctly. Then a flight of steps to the first floor. After the first floor we went back down into the basement. And into the carriage house which also... More
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WDubin
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Natalie D | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, in order to tour the inside of the Sorrel Weed House, you have to book with the house directly. In the evening, on the side of the house, just beyond the big black gates, there is a podium where someone... More
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