Harper Fowlkes House in Savannah, GA
The mansion was built in 1842 and is now open for tours. The Greek Revival house is furnished with antiques but is able to maintain he feel of a warm and welcoming home.
The architectural features on the outside and inside of the mansion have made an impression on visitors from near and far. One of the best features of the mansion is the elliptical view which can be seen from both the lower and upper entry levels as well as the stairwell. The artwork, paintings, and sculptures are from the 18th and 19th centuries.
The house has a long history and has passed through many hands throughout the years. The first renovation began in 1895 and was completed the next year. The renovation was extensive and increased the property by $6,000. The second renovation was done in 1905. The property was trusted to the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia in 1985.
The historic district is filled with many attractions including the Harper Fowlkes House. The house is not far from the Savannah Civic Center and The Savannah College of Art and Design. Even though the mansion is not the most well known attraction, visitors will not be disappointed with the time spent touring the gardens as well as the house.
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