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Sorrel Weed House

6 W Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4354
+1 912-257-2223
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The Sorrel- Weed House operates Historic Savannah Tours and Haunted Ghost Tours in Savannah. Our purpose is to educate the public on the rich neoclassical Greek Revival architecture of the Sorrel- Weed House and the the famous architect Charles Cluskey who designed it, along with and the cultural history of antebellum Savannah Georgia. A focus is also maintained on Civil War Savannah, and the role of Brigadier General Moxley Sorrel CSA. Moxley served under General James Longstreet and wrote "Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer". We also operate Haunted Ghost Tours in Savannah, as The Sorrel- Weed House was featured on Ghost Hunters with Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson in 2005, HGTV "If These Walls Could Talk" in 2006, the Travel Channel in 2010, (the Most Terrifying Places in America) and Ghost Adventures with Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin in 2014. In January 1940 - The Society for the Preservation of Savannah Landmarks opened the Sorrel- Weed House to the public. The name of their exhibit was "The Society for the Preservation of Savannah Landmarks Presents a Loan Exhibit of furniture and fine Arts 18th and 19th Centuries at the Sorrel-Weed House on Madison Square. Jan-April 1940" They were founded in 1939 and eventually became the Historic Savannah Foundation. 1954, The Sorrel-Weed House was designated a Georgia State Landmark. It was one of the first houses in Georgia to receive this honor. 2005- The Sorrel Weed House opened to the public for Historic House Tours and Haunted Savannah Ghost Tours. 2010. The Sorrel Weed House was designated a Museum in the State of Georgia.
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6 W Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401-4354
Downtown
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+1 912-257-2223
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"paranormal investigation"
in 47 reviews
"ghost tour"
in 219 reviews
"walking tour"
in 101 reviews
"emf detector"
in 10 reviews
"original state"
in 10 reviews
"day tour"
in 37 reviews
"ghost hunt"
in 15 reviews
"late night"
in 19 reviews
"slave quarters"
in 18 reviews
"great history"
in 22 reviews
"great tour guide"
in 12 reviews
"take pictures"
in 20 reviews
"a great story teller"
in 11 reviews
"interesting stories"
in 11 reviews
"highly recommend this tour"
in 11 reviews
"trip to savannah"
in 10 reviews
"basement"
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Reviewed yesterday

After hearing about how haunted the Sorrel Weed House is on many tours around town (apparently the most haunted house in the country), we decided to do a tour. But what we found instead, was an option to do a 2 1/2 hour paranormal investigation...More

Thank Nathaniel E
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great tour! I took the day tour with Mari, excellent history and so interesting that I bought a book to learn more about this family. The house is spectacular and well worth a visit.

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guide made it clear to us that this home (as he said the newest museum in Savannah) is very much a work in progress. That being said the tour was excellent, very informative about the history of the home and the families that lived...More

Thank Etsie
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the tour was so good. information was deep, and the home is amazing. sharing the history without sugar coating it is always a good thing.

Thank Ronald s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was very knowledgeable. We had a great time and learned some new things about Savannah. Next time I might try the nighttime ghost tour.

Thank RobinsHere_13
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister-in-law and I went on the tour (she's local but hadn't been on this one yet) and really enjoyed the tour. Definitely worth the price. We had a wonderful guide who gave us a lot of information about the house and it's previous owners....More

Thank jad215
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I did his 3rd, my 4th, tour of this house in 11 years while visiting GSU this weekend. Our guide, Emily, was wonderful! In the past, before the furnishings were added to the basement and carriage house, it felt creepy as in...More

Thank Nancy B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides having the best guide of any of our house tours in Savannah, the house has a story we won't spoil, but let's just say it's shocking and you will be surprised. It puts the whole ''driven to success and excess'' theory to a sad...More

Thank yahootraveler64
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was hesitant about a haunted tour but had a great time. Kelsey was very informative and I found the history of the home very interesting.

Thank Erin P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this old home over Easter weekend...tour guide was very knowledgeable and took the time to give us a good amount of history on the home and the slave quarters. It was only the 2 of us so we really were able to have a...More

Thank Ashley W
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Response from Natalie D | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, in order to tour the inside of the Sorrel Weed House, you have to book with the house directly. In the evening, on the side of the house, just beyond the big black gates, there is a podium where someone... More
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