Built for a wealthy cotton tycoon and now used as a church rectory, this glamorous Gothic-style home on Madison Square served ... More
Built for a wealthy cotton tycoon and now used as a church rectory, this glamorous Gothic-style home on Madison Square served as the lodging of choice for General William Tecumseh Sherman during his somewhat unwelcome stay in Savannah. From a desk in an upstairs bedroom, Sherman dictated a telegram to Abraham Lincoln, offering the city as an extravagant 1864 Christmas present. Admission: Adults, USD3; children and students, USD2. Credit cards not accepted.
Facing Lafayette Square, this 1848 stucco and brick masterpiece has played host to such notable visitors as William Makepeace Thackeray
and Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The homes namesake, however, is that of the husband of Julliette Gordon Low, ...
Completed in 1820, this handsome building on Columbia Square is one of the city's finest examples of Federal architecture. Its
proposed destruction in 1953 caused such a public outcry that seven local women raised over $20,000 to prevent it. ...
Originally an earthen fort established during the Revolutionary War, Old Fort Jackson's brick structure was built in 1808, and was
further developed between 1845 and 1860. The fort sits on the bank of the Savannah River and is surrounded ...