Troup Square to Pulaski Square

Georgia, Savannah Guide (B): Troup Square to Pulaski Square

This section will cover the homes and other important buildings on and around Troup, Layfayette, Madison, and Pulaski Squares. From Troup Square travel west along E. Harris, or E. Charlton, to Lafayette, Madison and Pulaski Squares. Among other sites you’ll encounter the childhood home of author Flannery O’Conner, and the Andrew Low House where the widowed Juliette founded the Girl Scouts of America.

Next is the Green-Meldrim House, one of the most famous homes in the city. In 1864, the Union army of General William T. Sherman was approaching Savannah. To protect his home from destruction, Mr. Green rode out to meet the Union commander and invited Sherman to use the Green home as his headquarters while in Savannah.

Laid out in 1851, this square was named for George Troup, former Georgia Governor, Congressman, and Senator. It was Troup who welcomed the French General Marquis de Lafayette on his visit to Savannah in 1825. This and Washington Square are the only two squares named for a person living at the time. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Sights Map

Guide Name: Troup Square to Pulaski Square
Guide Location: USA » Savannah
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Hurst
Read it on author's website: http://www.inzanouts.com
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Troup Square
  • Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Lafayette Square
  • Hamilton-Turner Inn
  • Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist
  • Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home
  • Andrew Low House
  • Madison Square
  • Eliza Jewett House
  • Sorrel-Weed House
  • Masonic Temple
  • Saint John’s Episcopal Church
  • Green-Meldrim House Museum
  • Eliza Thompson House
  • Pulaski Square
  • Francis Stebbins Bartow House