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Monterey Square

Bull Street, Between Taylor and Gordon Streets, Savannah, GA
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City square dominated by a statue of Casmir Pulaski and the Temple Mickve Israel, the first synagogue in the South.
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Bull Street, Between Taylor and Gordon Streets, Savannah, GA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Monterrey Square is another beautiful Historic Savannah Square with the added bonus of the Mercer House, which is mentioned often in "The Book."

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Monterey Square instantly become my favorite in Savannah. It is beautiful and home to an impressive monument, but what I really loved about the area is that most of the original tithe lots are intact, meaning that the size, shape, and scale of the square...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Take advantage of the shade and benches at this square just north of Forsyth Park. A monument in the center to the hero Polaski, and Southern Oaks around the side marks a brief respite from the Georgia sun on your walk through Savannah

Thank C0dys_Dad
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Lovely monument, don't forget your camera! Lots of shade and birds, lovely benches to sit and enjoy the outdoors on an beautiful day!

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Like most of the squares in Savannah, this one also has a nice statue standing tall in the center of it. We liked that we could just sit there and relax for a few minutes.

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Named to celebrate the capture of Monterey, Mexico, by the Americans during the Mexican-American War. The square was laid out in 1847, a year after the actual battle. This square is home to the Pulaski Monument. He was a Polish Count/General who aided the U.S....More

1  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski's monument dominates this, perhaps the prettiest of all the Squares in Savannah, the Monterey Square. What makes it even more unique is the fact that the General's final resting place is on the site. Re- interred beneath the 54 foot monument....More

3  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Nice way to spend a morning walking the squares of savannah. Suggest taking a car to get around to all of them. Monterey was built in 1847 to celebreate the capture of the city of Monterey. This is on of my favorite ones.Beautiful square with...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Monterey Square was laid out in 1847 to commemorate the capture of the city of Monterrey, Mexico in 1846, by General Zachary Taylor’s American forces. Zachary was later President Taylor and his daughter, Sarah Knox Taylor, was the first wife of another President by the...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was a nice square. There is a large monument in the middle. Great to relax outside, drink coffee and enjoy the warmth. We loved all the squares. The homes around here are gorgeous. The trees are majestic and you have flowers already. Yea!

Thank Daisy C
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