The Historic Homes Walking Tour

32 Abercorn St Savannah, GA 31401
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The Historic Homes Walking Tour
Detail Tour is approximately 90 minutes.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
The Historic Homes Walking Tour Schedule Schedule
The Historic Homes Walking Tour
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A tour guide in a wide-brimmed hat is explaining something to a group of attentive women on a city streetA tour guide in a wide-brimmed hat is explaining something to a group of attentive women on a city streetA tour guide in a wide-brimmed hat is explaining something to a group of attentive women on a city streetA tour guide in a wide-brimmed hat is explaining something to a group of attentive women on a city street

Savannah, GA is known for its vast history and its Southern charming hospitality; from ante bellum estates to extravagant manors, the Historic Homes Walking Tour takes you through a city straight out of an old-time novella. The city is filled with immaculate old residents that dot the streetways and stretch above the mossy treeline. The astounding feats of architecture that were achieved in Savannah were some of the best in the United States, and its intriguing past is brimming with immaculate homes constructed for Savannah's rich and famed celebs.

On this 90 min walking tour, you'll discover about a mile of wonders and see some of the city's most prized infrastructures. Just a few of these buildings include the Juliette Gordon Low Home (which you'll be able to tour), the houses of the Historic District, and the Green Meldrim House. Not only are these landmarks culturally significant, but they shaped the way the city was planned out, providing today's patrons with a look into its prime.

The Juliette Gordon Low Home


Also recognized as the Wayne-Gordon House, the home was designated as Savannah's first National Historic Landmark in 1965. Inducted alongside it was the First Girl Scout Headquarters, which is positioned close by. The home itself features a historic museum and features many of the actual Gordon family furniture as well as art from Juliette Gordon Low. This walking tour also includes an in-depth touring venture through the hallways of the home.

The Green Meldrim House


The Green Meldrim House is a National Historic Landmark that was produced in the Gothic Revival styling. It is also known as the most expensive 19th-century house in the city. The ravishing home has undertaken complete restoration and highlights are some of the original woodwork, moldings, chandeliers, and more. It is a fantastic glance into the past. (Tour of home not included).

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 Stop at  Green-Meldrim House
Immerse yourself in the captivating past of Savannah at the Green-Meldrim House. Step into the shoes of General Sherman, who used this stunning building as his headquarters during the Civil War, and explore a history that shaped the nation.
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 Pass By  Owens-Thomas House
Step into the past at the Owens-Thomas House in Savannah, GA. This historic landmark showcases the grandeur of early 19th-century Southern architecture. It elegantly captures a story through pristine preservation, period furnishings, and a striking display of art. Discover the living quarters of house slaves, showing an unmissable depiction of Savannah’s complex history. Explore, learn, and be enchanted at the Owens-Thomas House.
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 Pass By  Warren Square
Discover the whispers of yesteryear at Warren Square in Savannah, Georgia. As part of the city's Historic District, this peaceful public square speaks volumes of Savannah's rich past. Stroll amidst its verdant, moss-hung trees, enjoy a leisurely picnic or simply relish in the serenity this place offers. Every corner uncovers a layer of history waiting to be explored.

If you are obsessed with Southern architecture and history, the Historic Home Tour is the best tour to venture upon. Plan your vacation today and discover tons of great things to do on your next Savannah vacation.

Frequently Asked Questions for The Historic Homes Walking Tour:
  • How much walking is involved?
    There is about a mile of walking.
  • Approximately how long does the tour last?
    It lasts approximately 90 minutes.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    It is appropriate for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the The Historic Homes Tour?
    Of course! Don't forget your camera.
  • Is the tour handicap accessible?
    Yes.

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