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Delightful shaded park

This is one of the four original squares laid out by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It is named for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GoLeafs85
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A reminder of London

The Savannah Squares are such a great reminder of the green spaces of London and this square was... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
AAHolt
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2 weeks ago
“Delightful shaded park”
9 Oct 2017
“A reminder of London”
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Features the famous "Bird Girl" statue from the famous book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the four original squares laid out by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It is named for the Telfair family. Located by the Telfair Institute and with an adjacent stop on the free DOT bus route. Lovely shaded park with nice surroundings.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The Savannah Squares are such a great reminder of the green spaces of London and this square was actually originally named St. James Square after one such space in the city of London.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This square is named to honor the Telfair family, which includes a former Governor and Congressman. A very nice densely wooded property.

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice square but surround areas kind of ruin the charm of it. Savannah I think goofed on this one. It is one of the first four square laid by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It was originally named St James Square. This is another one of...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a pretty little park on the DOT Bus system route. Real close to many downtown restaurants. The surrounding buildings are worth seeing.

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Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is one of the first four squares laid out by James Olgethorpe in 1733 to ensure natural green space for the citizens of the new city; these formed a larger square of buildings overlooking the Savannah River. Originally named St. James Square in honor...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Savannah’s a beautiful city, especially the historic district. So what exactly happened around Telfair Square is beyond me. There are two buildings and a parking garage that are hideous and ruin the charm of the park. They appear to be constructed out of cheap gas...More

1  Thank DarkRoads
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

We were encouraged to walk from the Visitor's Center to Forsyth Square. Telfair was the first square on the list and the main focal point for us were the statues in front of the art museum. the park benches looked inviting and if later in...More

3  Thank James H
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

We stopped at Telfair Square to enjoy our chocolates and the sunshine and it just happen to be during the book signing festival. The park is beautiful and were able to visit with others enjoying the benches. Even got to speak with Paula Deen. You...More

1  Thank Katherine A
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Reviewed 24 May 2013

I used to eat my lunch here when I worked downtown. I miss it, and it is surrounded by all of the art museums, one of which has the greatest gift shop on the planet. Buy presents for everyone you know here, way better than...More

2  Thank Laura M
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