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Johnson Square

Bull Street, Between Bryan and Congress Streets, Savannah, GA
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A city square lined by giant oak trees and an obelisk honoring Nathanael Greene, a New England-born general.
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Bull Street, Between Bryan and Congress Streets, Savannah, GA
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Johnson Square is absolutely lovely. The monument is beautiful and the shade trees provide a bit of respite from the sun during the summer heat. I was told this was the first square in Savannah. Enjoy!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I thought this was a nice place to take a break. Super shady and just off the main drag. Great place to people watch.

Thank Nancy L
Reviewed 2 June 2017

There are lots of cool squares throughout Savannah, but Johnson is actually the first one built in Savannah. It's named after the governor of SC, and has a cool fountain and monument. Nice place to rest while you're traversing the historic district.

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Interesting architecture - don't forget your camera! Nice place to visit and walk around! Wear comfortable shoes!

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This was the last square we walked through before reaching City Hall. The place is beautiful with a huge monument erected in the center of it. Loved walking through it every day.

1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is the largest and "first" (1733) of Savannah's squares. In the center of the square, there is a tall obelisk honoring Nathanael Greene, a Revolutionary War General. He is buried below the monument.

1  Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Johnson Square started it all.The white Obelisk marks a space where a revolutionary hero Nathanael Greene is buried. The square It was named in honor of Governor Robert Johnson of South Carolina because he was a friend to the colonists when Georgia was first...More

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 29 April 2017

There are 24 Historic Squares in Savannah today. The Johnson Square started it all. It is a truly genius design. Everywhere you turn, always just few blocks away is another Square. The white Obelisk marks a space where a revolutionary hero Nathanael Greene is buried....More

2  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 22 April 2017

General Nathanael Greene's final resting place. A square visiting by President James Monroe and the Marquis de Lafayette. Another of Savannah's squares with a monument facing several historic buildings and a bench honoring hometown songwriter Johnny Mercer (of Moon River fame).

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It's the largest but that does not been its very big. Nice park with good historical plaques and surrounded by older buildings including a large church

Thank Peter W
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