Troup Square - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Troup Square
Troup Square is a hidden gem. Located in the historic district of Savanna and designed by local architect Charles B. Cluskey, it is a pocket park that is filled with lush green grass, shady trees, fountains and monuments - all of which are surrounded by beautiful Victorian-style homes. It is also home to the ‘Troup Columns’ monument that highlights three pillars representing the judicial system in Savannah's past: political power, strength and courage.
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Attractions Near Troup Square
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
0.16km from Troup Square
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is the iconic symbol of Savannah, Georgia. It is the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah.
Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home
0.19km from Troup Square
Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home was the childhood home of American writer and poet Flannery O'Connor. The white-frame Victorian house was built by her father Edward in 1923, when she was just three years old. The 20-acre estate was a paradise for young Flannery as it had well-manicured gardens, a fish pond, and exotic birds that flew freely around the property. She often spent time playing football with her relatives in the vast open space in front of the house.
Colonial Park Cemetery
0.3km from Troup Square
The Colonial Park Cemetery, one of Savannah’s most beautiful restorations, is the final resting place for many of Savannah's earliest citizens. Established about 1750, it was the original burial ground for the Christ Church Parish.
0.35km from Troup Square
Calhoun Square, is a small town with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The town center was once home to a general store and post office, but now features charming cafes, pubs and boutiques. Community events are held throughout the year in Calhoun Square and the local population enjoy potluck dinners, art raffles and movie nights at the community park. With its quaint homes and friendly residents, Calhoun Square well deserves its status as one of the most picturesque towns in the state of Georgia.
Massie Heritage Center
0.37km from Troup Square
The Massie Heritage Center, offers patrons the chance to explore the interesting and unique history of this region. From storytelling sessions to educational activities, visitors can learn about how area residents lived over 100 years ago. The facility houses six period-style rooms representing local lifestyles from 1783 through 1828, showcasing military and political items as well as everyday items that were common during that time.
0.43km from Troup Square
Madison Square, is the perfect place for a peaceful day. It can be found at the intersection of Arthur J. Roland and Hwy 21s near Pooler. Visitors will find nature trails, picnic areas, and a playground surrounded by beautiful marshland. This green space offers plenty of opportunities to observe birds or just relax and take in the view from under one of the many gazebos this 8-acre park has to offer. Additionally, Madison Square has several amenities available.
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Chatham County is the northernmost of Georgia's coastal counties on the Atlantic Ocean. It is bounded on the northeast by the Savannah River, and in the southwest bounded by the Ogeechee River.