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Green-Meldrim House: Tours & Tickets

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Located on Madison Square, this was the headquarters of General Sherman during the Federal occupation of Savannah in 1864. It is also one of the finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the South. Since 1943, the GMH has served as the...more
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14 W Macon St, on Madison Square, Savannah, GA 31401-4356
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The home is beautiful and in addition to its historic interest is currently owned and used by St. John's Church. The tour guide is a member of the church and explains how it is used on a daily basis. She was very knowledgeable about the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jay368
HeatherOnMadisonSq, Communications Coordinator at Green-Meldrim House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the tour. We are very fortunate to have the Green-Meldrim House serve as the parish house for St. John's Church.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this house is full of unique items and architecture...the story that goes with this house is worth the tour

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mk21054
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architecture and contents were lovely and we were charmed by the invitation to touch items and sit down on the furniture- quite unusual for a house tour. However, since there was a docent downstairs as well as upstairs, each with a separate story, the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Charlotte P
HeatherOnMadisonSq, Communications Coordinator at Green-Meldrim House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience. Your feedback helps us finetune our tours.

Reviewed 4 September 2019

This is a house with a very interesting history - many of the pieces inside the home are not original to the house but the docent we had to give the tour was amazing. She was funny, had lots of local knowledge and was just...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 25 August 2019

Enjoyed the tour very much and hearing the history about the home and the Civil War. It was interesting to hear the General Sherman stayed there.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 10 July 2019

This house is absolutely stunning on the inside, especially the first room we went into. The history was fantastic as well and covers a much wider time range then I had been expecting. The church has done an excellent job with the house, and the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 30 June 2019

We always visit the Green-Meldrim House when we are in Savannah. The Episcopal church owns the home and still uses it and the tours are given by the parish volunteers. The home has always been occupied and each time we come new artifacts have been...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Heather H, Communications Coordinator at Green-Meldrim House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2019

Thank you for including us on your visits to Savannah. We are so happy to hear you were able to tour the church this time as well.

Reviewed 22 June 2019

This is a very grand old Gothic-Revival-style Mansion, built in 1850 for Charles Green – an Englishman who arrived in Savannah in 1833 and amassed a fortune in the cotton and shipping industries. The place is historical because Green himself had invited General Sherman to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Heather H, Communications Coordinator at Green-Meldrim House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and thank you for sharing your experience. We also appreciate your determination to take a tour. With an all volunteer staff, availability to the home is sometimes affected. We are working to communicate tour availability better.

Reviewed 15 June 2019 via mobile

This beautiful and historical mansion is well worth a visit! It has many of the original furniture in the home, and is very well maintained. The volunteer docents offer very interesting information about how its residents lived, about General Sherman’s stay there, and about the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Heather H, Communications Coordinator at Green-Meldrim House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 13 June 2019 via mobile

We picked up a recommendation to visit from Trip Advisor & we are so glad that we did. The house is a splendid piece of Savannah history with many original features preserved. The guides were knowledgeable & fun & importantly had a real love of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Amach0000
25 July 2017|
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Response from VickiAnne_11 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. The entrance is on the south side across from the church.
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courtneydawn816
16 May 2016|
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Response from Roving-Saint | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted about 45-60". I guess it depends on the numbers of questions the docents get during the tour. The size of the group would have a bearing on that too, as it takes longer to maneuver the group through the house.
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Response from mollyg707 | Reviewed this property |
The Green Meldrim House is open for guided walk-in tours Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 pm. The last tour begins at 3:30. The house phone number is 912-233-3845. Saturday – 10:00 to 1:00 pm. The last... More
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