Oglethorpe Square

Oglethorpe Sq.
Savannah, GA 31401


  • Named in honor of Georgia's founder, James Edward Oglethorpe, in 1742. On the East side of the square, check out the Owens-Thomas House, an example of the finest Regency architecture in the US.
  • Grab a take-out from Zunzi's around the corner on York Street, find a park bench and enjoy a meal and some people-watching. Benches are low to ground...almost as if they were designed for dwarfs.
  • Live moss!!!
  • Designed in 174. Honors James Edward Oglethorpe, the founder of Savannah, Georgia's First City. In the center sits a marker to the Moravians who arrived in 1735 from the current day Czech Republic
  • Another one of Savannah's lovely squares.
  • Beautiful park perfect for relaxing, people watching and long walks with your dog
  • Nice square, Savannah has a lot of them
  • Savannah parks are very clean. Pan handling isn't allowed. Extremely attractive.
  • All the squares are amazing! Take a seat and just relax
  • The trees here are awesome!
  • Zunzis is the bomb
  • Originally Upper New Square. The Owens-Thomas House appeared c1820, as the modern home on an 80yrld square. Now the oldest, note how it influenced the newer buildings.www.architecturalsavannah.com

Nearby places

Wright Square (State St)
E Congress St (at Abercorn St)