Our Segway guide was a wealth of info. on our tour around the historic squares of Savannah. Johnson Square, like so many, is beautiful. It was named in honor of Governor Robert Johnson of South Carolina because he was a friend to the colonists when Georgia was first settled....according to the Georgia Historical Commission. It was the first of the... 更多
Johnson square was where the colonists had bread ovens set up and did their communal baking there. Very pretty and large square with two fountains, plenty of sitting room and you are at the heart of the historic district. Very worthwhile to visit and spend some time.
This is the first and largest of the squares that Oglethorpe laid out in 1733. It originally had the communal well and communal ovens for the colonists and one can also see a reproduction of an early sun dial. The focal point of the square is the handsome monument/tribute to General Nathanael Greene, who was second in command to General... 更多
At the intersection of Bull and St. Julian Streets, this was one of the four original squares laid out by James Oglethorpe in 1733 as part of his vision for a city that was inviting to both residents and visitors. Originally named to honor Robert Johnson, Governor of South Carolina (a friend of Oglethorpe), the city shifted its focus to... 更多