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The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

222 E Harris St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

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About The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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.


Attractions Near The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home
Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home0.12km from The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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.

Troup Square
Troup Square0.16km from The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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.

Colonial Park Cemetery
Colonial Park Cemetery0.22km from The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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.

Madison Square
Madison Square0.28km from The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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.

Calhoun Square
Calhoun Square0.33km from The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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.

Chippewa Square
Chippewa Square0.36km from The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Chippewa Square is one of the most known squares in all of Savannah, right in the center of everything.There’s a lot to see and do around the square, from plays to beautiful architecture.

Where is The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Discover More Attractions in Chatham County, Where The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Is Located

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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.

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