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The monument in the middle of this historic square honors railroad magnate W.W. Gordon.
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Bull Street, Between West State and West York Streets, Savannah, GA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sitting on the corner of State St and Bull St- it has an interesting history. The square contains 2 monuments one dedicated to William Washington Gordon and one to Tomo-Chi-Chi. It also has been nicknamed The Hanging Square because the first hanging in Savannah took...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

A small square in the centre of Savannah that has a memorial to the native Indian who assisted in the creation of Savannah.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019

As you go through the square you get to read the plaques and get to know more about the history regarding the square

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Benzman79
Reviewed 18 June 2019

This pretty Square was laid out in 1733 on Bull Street between State and York Streets, and is one of the city’s oldest squares. It was originally called Percival Square, but was later renamed to honor Sir James Wright – Georgia’s last Royal Governor. Originally,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 4 June 2019

So here's this huge monument in honor of a founder of a small railroad right smack in the middle of this small, but beautiful park. Apparently this man was more important than Tomochimo who's monument once stood on this spot and is now relegated to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank HCovik
Reviewed 9 March 2019

Laid out in 1733, Wright Square is the second square, moving south into the city from the river, and contains many interesting historical relics. Located on Bull Street, between West State and West York Streets in Savannah, Georgia, it was originally named Percival Square but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 17 February 2019

Earlier in the day my husband and I passed through this square with it's hefty centered monument and surrounding buildings not giving it another thought until we took our haunted tour that same night. Apparently, the significance of this location was a ton of public...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank MsLoveTravel
Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

Wright square is the location of the first monument in Savannah, the grave of a Native American chief who greeted the first English settlers to the area. There is now another monument erected on the site, and Chief Tomochichi is honored separately in the square...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Wright Square, the home to the only marked Indian grave in Savannah. Located on the East side of William Washington Gordon's grand monument stands the humble Historical Marker to "Tomochichi" the great Yamacraw Chief who allowed Savannah's Founder James Edward Oglethorpe to establish our 13...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ghostwalkers
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We stopped for lunch at Wright Square after grabbing sandwiches and hot dogs from a little, cozy shop (the name escapes me but the food was good!) nearby. Being in Wright Square and encountering Mr. James was The Best Part of the weekend trip with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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