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Harper Fowlkes House

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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230 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401-3622
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The information presented about the house, owners and Society of Cincinnati was useful and informative but the manner of presentation was lackluster. Having said that, the architecture and contents were lovely.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Charlotte P
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Shout out to Gina and Adele (hope I spelled their names right)! AMAZING ladies. The tour was very thorough and specific. The house was actually average but the antique collection in the house was very interesting. I’m Asian myself and my dad happened to have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ariellli
Benjamin_T_W, Manager at Harper Fowlkes House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! Thanks to the efforts of Alida Harper Fowlkes, we do have a fine collection of antiques. I'm so glad you enjoyed your time here and hope you find the time to return at some point!

Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

It’s not obvious on the website, but tours are hourly starting at 10am with the last one at 3pm. We had a fabulous guided tour. It was a small group - just my boyfriend and I plus another couple. We were able to ask a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank glinrae
Benjamin_T_W, Manager at Harper Fowlkes House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi! I'm so glad you had an enjoyable visit! As to the discrepancy in the price from the website, we recently took over management of the Harper Fowlkes House, and we will be closing that difference on the site soon. Thanks again for coming, and...More

Reviewed June 21, 2019

My friend, Karen, and I happened upon this home today on a walking tour of Savannah. We had a magnificent tour guide (she had moved to Savannah from NYC). The house was beautiful and filled with history. So much of its history was thanks to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous!! Our tour was given by Richard who was full of great information and insights!! Btw..the home is grand and beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jonathanmB2669SH
Reviewed May 5, 2019

This home is grand and beautifully furnished. Our docent gave a wonderful tour The home is owned by the Society of Cincinnati of Georgia which also has an interesting history.I especially enjoyed the back porch which was completed about 1900. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank emorga
Reviewed March 7, 2019

Built in 1844, the Harper-Fowlkes House is an outstanding example of the fully developed Greek Revival style of architecture. Located at 230 Barnard Street, facing Orleans Square, the entrance is framed by handsome cast iron gates, double curved sandstone steps and four monumental "Tower of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Of all the properties and tours of Charlestown or Savannah this is the most complete and reflects the rarified personality of its former owner - the woman who started the Tea Shop at Savannah's Pink House and went on to amass a history and fortune...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank burnridge
Reviewed January 30, 2019 via mobile

The tour was long enough and informative enough - we learned lots of history , but would have lived to be able to see the 3rd floor slave quarters and the basement , where the kitchen likely was

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Dawnie764
Reviewed December 17, 2018

This is a large historic mansion built in 1842. Tours are offered regularly from 10 AM to 4 Pm except on Sunday and Tuesday when the home is closed. The tour cost $12 ($11 if you bring in one of their fliers found in many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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July 3, 2019|
Response from jrousechs | Property representative |
Yes! Guided tours are offered every hour beginning at 10 am, with the last tour starting at 3pm.