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Harper Fowlkes House

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Great House and Tour

This is a large historic mansion built in 1842. Tours are offered regularly from 10 AM to 4 Pm... read more

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RLWOrangePark
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
A Must See

This is a rather hidden Savannah once purchased, restored, owned and occupied by Savannah resident... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
460terryb
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Earlysville, Virginia
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230 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401-3622
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a large historic mansion built in 1842. Tours are offered regularly from 10 AM to 4 Pm except on Sunday and Tuesday when the home is closed. The tour cost $12 ($11 if you bring in one of their fliers found in many...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a rather hidden Savannah once purchased, restored, owned and occupied by Savannah resident who became a well-respected entrepreneur who played an important role in the city’s history. Excellent tour! Allow about an hour. Recommend it! The Alida Hotel is named in her honor.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 460terryb
Reviewed 3 October 2018

My favorite was the second floor opening down to the first floor. The multiple chandeliers from that era were also exceptional.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 34oceanspirit
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Exquisite older Mansion filled with Antiques, House purchased in the 40s or 50s for pennies on the dollar. She was very entrepreneurial, and she filled the home with lovely furnishings. In a quest to save the home, she deeded it to the COS. They have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank jbtraveller2000
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This house tour did not disappoint! It's as beautiful inside as it is outside. We were the only people on our tour so I feel like we got a more in depth tour than most. The history behind the restoration of the house completely fascinated...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Just been to a wedding here and although the house is very beautiful we were made to feel like we were un wanted guests. The elderly gentleman left in change whilst the wedding was on complained about the guitarist being too loud continually which was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Louise D
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

I especially liked the original gasoliers that have been electrified and the oculus opening in the main hall. I prefer homes that preserve as much original condition as possible as opposed to those that fully renovate to a particular period, so I really liked this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tigerfan85
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and I really enjoyed our visit. Beautiful home with many original and home owner furnishings. I recommend adding it to your tour list.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KarenRoo
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We toured the home on a Friday and the docent was exceptional. The tour narrative was not stiff and scripted like some, but rather told as a good fireside story among friends. The home is beautiful and the tour combines the history of the city...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ChicksRUs
Reviewed 15 April 2018

If I had to pick one house to live in Savannah, this would definetly be among the top three. It faces the square,made of granite, and is such a Southern Classic!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank skyvixen1
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