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Harper Fowlkes House

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beautiful home filled with warmth

Exquisite older Mansion filled with Antiques, House purchased in the 40s or 50s for pennies on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jbtraveller2000
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decatur ga
Beautiful house with fascinating history!

This house tour did not disappoint! It's as beautiful inside as it is outside. We were the only... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
bama_belle0522
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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

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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.

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

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!

1  Thank skyvixen1
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We toured the House with a small group led by Donna, the Director of the House. She wove together the stories of the house and Aleta Harper-Fowlkes as well as the City of Savannah. Unlike many historic house tours we have been on, this house...More

1  Thank PK_Maryland
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Always helps to have a guide who is interested and interesting. Lots of Washington connections to the house, and made me want to investigate the Order of Cincinnatus.

1  Thank yahootraveler64
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We were told by an employee that if we were there before 4pm we could get in and see the house, so we rushed on foot across several blocks and got there at 3:45. The man who came to the door said he was giving...More

1  Thank AtlantaG123
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