Oglethorpe Square

Oglethorpe Square: Our most recommended tours and activities

Savannah: Haunted Ghosts and Dark History Walking Tour

1. Savannah: Haunted Ghosts and Dark History Walking Tour

Explore the haunted history and ghosts of Savannah on a guided walk through the historic downtown area. This interactive tour will take you to a mix of up to 8 locations, where you'll hear tales of the hauntings that persist at iconic historic buildings, squares, and cemeteries. Discover the ghosts of Savannah at night and uncover the mysteries at each historic house and the tragic, mysterious, or unexplained events that caused them to be haunted. Venture to multiple historic and infamous hotspots, including the Kehoe House, Davenport House, The Juliette Gordon Low House, and The Cursed Wright Square. Find out why Juliette Gordon Low was cursed from the day of her wedding and why the Wright Square has a beautiful but deadly past that continues to haunt the city. Get the inside scoop on favorite local spirits while walking the cobblestone streets. By the end of the tour, you'll have a better understanding of why Savannah is said to be the most haunted city in the country and why its locations top the most haunted lists year after year after year.

Savannah: Spirits and Spirits Haunted Pub Crawl

2. Savannah: Spirits and Spirits Haunted Pub Crawl

Grab a Chatham Artiller Punch and explore the darkest corners of this haunted southern city. You'll meet your expert guide at haunted Oglethorpe Square, where Yellow Fever victims still wander the pathways — delirious and zombie-like. From there, you'll visit seven other iconic sites, including four of the city's best pubs. Enjoy beer, wine, or spirits as you hear tales of ghostly cooks, deadly duels, and creepy hotels. By the time you end your night at the Savannah Taphouse, you'll have a nice buzz and plenty of chilling stories to entertain friends and family back home. Are you brave enough to step into the shadows? The spirits are waiting.

Savannah: Old Squares GPS Audio Guided Walking Tour

3. Savannah: Old Squares GPS Audio Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a step-by-step tour through the old squares of Savannah by following a GPS audio guide on your smartphone. Hear about the important history, stories, and filming locales of the city and discover the Telfair museum, Tomochichi's memorial, the founding of the Girl Scouts, and more. Walk through the original old town of Savannah at your own pace, guided by a GPS application on your phone. Appreciate a more convenient and better storyteller than a live guide and stop and start as you please along the tour. Find out about Savannah's founding, its buildings, churches, and squares. Take a moment to enter into the Telfair museum, where Forest Gump was filmed, and learn about the origins of the Girl Scouts. Discover Tomochichi's memorial in Wright Square and learn of the important relationship between the settlers and native peoples of America at the time. Take the option to stop the tour and browse the shops and squares, or get something to eat at a local restaurant. When you're ready to start again, just go to your last location and open the app. If you find yourself wondering more about a certain spot, click the Go Deeper button and uncover further insights into the monument.

Savannah: Stories of Old Savannah History Tour

4. Savannah: Stories of Old Savannah History Tour

Explore Savannah's storied past on this walking tour. Learn about the history of Savannah, one of the oldest cities in the United States, from your local guide. Hear about the founding of the city, the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Savannah, and Savannah's capture during the Civil War, as well as famous Savannahians and their mansions and much more. Make stops at some of the city's most important sites, including: Johnson Square, Wright Square, Juliette Gordon Low's birthplace, Chippewa Square, Madison Square, Lafayette Square, Colonial Park Cemetery, and Oglethorpe Square.

Secrets and Scandals Walking Tour By Junket

5. Secrets and Scandals Walking Tour By Junket

Are you tired of boring history tours? Take a 2-hour deep dive into the most shocking and dramatic tales Savannah has to offer. You’ll meet your expert guide at Oglethorpe Square - where the ghosts of Yellow Fever victims still pace the grounds - before heading into the historic district. Linger outside of the Andrew Low House, where Girl Scouts Founder Juliette Gordon Low watched her life fall apart, all because of a grain of rice. Lean in close to the Mercer Williams manor, where Jim Williams allegedly shot his gay lover. By the time you circle back to Oglethorpe Square, you’ll be reeling from the delicious details of Savannah’s biggest scandals. Are you ready to learn about the real Savannah, Georgia? You’re one click away.

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What people are saying about Oglethorpe Square

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 147 reviews

Sophie did an excellent job explaining Savannah's paranormal history. She's very knowledgeable and kept a good pace. I would definitely recommend her to anyone

Sophie was a great guide! We covered a unique part of the city with interesting stories of almost every building and site.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and interactive with everyone in our group. Thank you for a fun evening!

Our guide Sophie was knowledgeable and a great story teller !

Sophie was a great guide. She was very knowledgeable.