Davenport House Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Davenport House Museum
The Isaiah Davenport House is a historic home in Savannah, Georgia, United States, built-in 1820. It has been operated as a historic house museum by the Historic Savannah Foundation since 1963.
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0.04km from Davenport House Museum
Columbia Square is a beautiful community Sitting along the banks of the Wilmington River, it is teeming with outdoor activities and breathtaking views. From biking trails and canoeing to exploring nearby beaches and state parks, Columbia Square offers something for everyone looking to enjoy nature and the outdoors. Just a short drive away from downtown Savannah's hustle and bustle, locals have no problem striking a balance between city living and an escape into nature's warmth.
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters
0.12km from Davenport House Museum
The Owens–Thomas House & Slave Quarters is a historic home in Savannah, Georgia, that is operated as a historic house museum by Telfair Museums. An impressive two-story structure on a raised basement, it was completed in 1819 for Richard Richardson, an entrepreneur, shipping merchant, and domestic slave trader, and his wife, Frances Bolton Richardson. The Owens–Thomas House was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976, as one of the nation's finest examples of English Regency architecture
0.19km from Davenport House Museum
This charming community has all the character of a small town but offers big-city amenities minutes away. Residents have access to restaurants, bars, cultural attractions and shopping centers. There is plenty to do, from cycling and walking along the Savannah River to enjoying regular events and festivals at nearby Forsyth Park. The historic building architecture provides a unique backdrop for those exploring the area - from grand old antebellum homes to interesting Victorian style buildings.
0.26km from Davenport House Museum
It's a suburb of Savannah, the birthplace of Girl Scouts and one of the oldest cities in America. Madison Square has something for everyone: plenty of eateries nearby for those looking for a good meal and delightful parks for kids to play in. There are hiking trails that wind through stunning natural scenery as well, providing great spots for family picnics or romantic dates. The area is also home to two gorgeous golf courses and numerous shops along the main street.
Colonial Park Cemetery
0.3km from Davenport House Museum
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.
The Olde Pink House
0.31km from Davenport House Museum
The Olde Pink House is an icon of Southern hospitality and charm. Built in 1771 by James Habersham, the house has undergone extensive renovations over the centuries, but it still retains its original class and elegance. Every detail of this grand red rococo mansion exudes timeless beauty and grace - from the hand-stenciled walls to the Italian marble fireplaces. The stately columns provide a majestic backdrop for exquisite meals served in lavish dining rooms with crystal chandeliers.
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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.