Savannah has charmed visitors for centuries with her history, architecture and famous hospitality. With this tour, you will:
- Explore the rich architectural
heritage that spans two centuries
- See the Owens-Thomas House and Meldrim House
- More than a discussion
on architecture, this enchanting walk through the heart of the Historic District focuses on Savannah’s majestic mansions
and their residents.
- Learn about Savannah's ongoing historic preservation movement and hear of the contributions
of residents dedicated to protect and conserve our rich history.
- This tour features a visit to one of Savannah's
most beautiful historic homes.
One of the places you’ll see on this tour is the Owens-Thomas House, widely regarded as the premiere
example of regency architecture in the United States, and learn about the achievements of architect William Jay. You’ll
also see the Green Meldrim House, where Gen. William T. Sherman was a “guest” during the Civil War. Other house
highlights includes discussions on the development of domestic dwellings in Savannah, from colonial times to the present,
featuring fine examples of architecture that span two centuries.