Oglethorpe Square

  • Oglethorpe Square House

    Oglethorpe Square

    Oglethorpe Square was laid out in 1742, the last of the six squares that were originally planned for Savannah.

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  • The 24 Squares of Savannah

    The 24 Squares of Savannah

    At the time of its founding in 1733, Savannah was the first North American city planned around public squares. General Oglethorpe’s grand design for his new capital called for four squares to serve as gardens and meeting areas. The western and eastern sides of each square were reserved for public buildings, such as churches and…

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