Madison Square

Plaza
Bull St (btw Charlton St & Harris St)
Savannah, GA 31401

Tips

  • I got engaged here.
  • Call (912)658-1364 to start your carriage ride here! Forrest Gump is here today !!
  • Savannahians sometimes refer to this as Jasper Square, in honor of the statue of Sgt. William Jasper, a soldier in the Siege of Savannah who heroically recovered his company's flag.
  • Note SCAD's first building, Poetter Hall, a red brick Romanesque Revival structure built as an armory that now houses the admissions department and ShopSCAD on the corner.www.architecturalsavannah
  • Named in honor of President James Madison in 1837, it is the home of St. John's Episcopal Church, the Green-Meldrim House, and the Sorrel-Weed House; be sure to see them all!
  • Designed in 1837. Honor of Madison, the 4th president. Monument of Sgt William Jasper / Siege of Savannah in 1779. Granite marker denotes the southern line of the British defense during the battle.
  • On Jan 16, 1985, General William Sherman issued Special Field Order #15 in which land along the Atlantic Coast was given to freed slave families. Hear the story of why these military orders were issue
  • We had a big evening outdoor event there. Very nice.
  • Another lovely square in Savannah.
  • NO PANHANDLING - DISCOURAGE PANHANDLING IN SAVANNAH - Call 911 if you are physically threatened or asked for money. Violation of city code 9-1001
  • Have a seat and listen to the church bells. You might even see Forrest...
  • Walk up one more square to Chippewa to join me on an Architectural tour and learn more about some of the buildings on Madison Square!

Nearby places

Bull St (Between Gordon St and Taylor St)
16 W Hull St (Bull St)
Drayton St (btwn Gaston & Park St)