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Green-Meldrim House

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Address: 14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
Phone Number:
+1 912-233-3845
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Hours:
Tue 10:00 - 16:00
Thu - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 13:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Located in Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman...

Located in Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman after he occupied Savannah in 1864.

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Great tours given by the docents, who obviously love the house very much. The amount of decorative detail in the house is really mind blowing - unfortunately though, you can't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great tours given by the docents, who obviously love the house very much. The amount of decorative detail in the house is really mind blowing - unfortunately though, you can't take pictures indoors.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful, charming and enthusiastic guides brought our tour of Green-Meldrim house to life. It provided a great introduction to the history of the house and Savannah in general. And the house itself is beautiful. This was definitely a highlight of our visit to Savannah

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Orlando, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long-time Civil War reenactors we have attended several period events at the Green-Meldrim House. On one occasion when we were gathered together, all of us dressed in Civil War era clothing and singing 1860's songs (yep, "Dixie" was right in there) accompanied by musicians playing authentic instruments, it suddenly hit me that we were literally standing where actual Civil... More 

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New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were on our way from our home in NYS to Florida. We stopped in the historic district of Savannah, GA with one purpose: To visit the Green=Meldrim House. We checked the opening times before setting out that day, which were 10-1 on Saturdays. We arrived at 9:42 am, along with another family who were in Savannah for the same... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Was looking forward to going on a tour of the house while in Savannah for a short vacation. Their website and their answering machine said they were open until 1 PM on Saturday's. Arrived at 12 PM, but they were closed. Rang door bell and called them on the phone, but no one answered.

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Russellville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyed our tour and host was Very knowledgeable. Knowing General Sherman stayed here and standing in the same room where he composed his letter to President Lincoln where he presented him the city of Savannah was awesome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A Magnificent piece of Civil War History. Beautiful House General William Tecumseh Sherman used for his Headquarters when the federal army occupied Savannah during the Civil War, upon the invitation of Mr. Green. It was at this time, December 1864 that General Sherman sent his famous telegram to President Lincoln offering him the City of Savannah as a Christmas Gift.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This house was very historic and well preserved since it is now a Parish house for the church next door. The docents are very knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting as well.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We enjoyed the personal attention we got on the tour of this house. It was very interesting and I recommend visiting it. The cost was $10 cash per person, and it was well worth it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Savannah is filled with houses open for tours and it is very hard to choose which one(s) to visit; this is one that should NOT be missed! We passed this house on our walking tour, at which time our guide mentioned that the owner who built it was extremely wealthy and spared no expense in building it. Many European elements... More 

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