"The Best Kept Heritage" Savannah by BruceDunning
Savannah Travel Guide: 823 reviews and 1,602 photos
The US Culture at its best. This is one of a score of squares in the town that are well maintained and fountains abound. One of the largest is in Forsyth Park, and the famed squares are called Monterey and Chippewa Square. The attraction to me is all of these lovely squares and surrounded by Federal style and antebellum homes
He was a builder and featured this home to get business. Constructed in 1820, he died 7 years later. His wife kept up the home until 1840, then over years it became a tenement house and very run down. It stayed as that until mid 1950's , when it was saved from being demolished in 1954 by some local women rasing cash to purchase. It took until 1963 before they had funds to open for public view of a renovated home.
This is one of the mansions in that district
- Pros:An absolute historical back in time for a lot of the city
- Cons:CAn get hot an muggy in summer and then there are bugs
- In a nutshell:This is one of the few cities where preservation is on
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