Wright Square, Savannah

Wright Square, Savannah: Our most recommended tours and activities

Savannah: Ghosts and Gravestones Tour with Low House Entry

1. Savannah: Ghosts and Gravestones Tour with Low House Entry

Board the “Trolley of the Doomed” in Savannah for a guided sightseeing trolleybus around America's most haunted city. Look out for ghoulish creatures and venture inside both the haunted Andrew Low House and the haunted 19th Century shipping warehouse Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery. Old Town Trolley Tours invites you to explore Savannah’s darker side mixed in with a good dose of humor. Hear tales no other tours will dare tell you, as the shadows play gentle tricks with your mind. Journey through time, and hear ghoulish legends of murder and intrigue. The tour starts down on the Savannah Waterfront and travels though the many historic squares located in the heavily haunted Savannah Historic District, such as Columbia Square, Wright Square, Telfair Square & Lafayette Square. Naturally there are also stories relating to the Colonial Park Cemetery. A highlight of the tour is entry into the haunted home of one of the most prestigious Savannah families – the Andrew Low House. Here you will learn tales of the unrest still in the home, as well as personal experiences of both staff and guests. Another highlight is a visit inside Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery, a haunted 19th Century shipping warehouse restored from an era long past. Here you will experience the stories and legends of the Savannah Waterfront and River Street over the centuries. Other sites you will pass and hear spine-chilling stories about are the Olde Harbour Inn, the Pirate’s House, the 1790 Inn, the Hamilton-Turner Inn, and the Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Savannah Historical District: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

2. Savannah Historical District: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Enjoy the beauty of the Historic District of Savannah on a self-guided walking tour. Explore the area at your own pace with the magic of GPS playback. You will receive the download instructions after booking. Download the app and start the tour with your mobile phone as your guide. You will hear about the establishment of the city and the battles fought on the grounds. Discover the history and home of the Gordon family, along with Juliette Gordon Low, the founder of the Girl Scouts. Stroll along beautiful Savannah's streets, and see where Forrest Gump sat with his box of chocolates. Hear interesting stories and facts while exploring a former battleground. You will know the history and culture of the city while marveling at the beautiful architecture of the district. Walkthrough the gorgeous lanes of the city and uncover iconic sights and hidden gems of the city.

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.

Savannah: Self-Guided Ghost Walking Audio Tour

5. Savannah: Self-Guided Ghost Walking Audio Tour

Discover the haunted locations of Savannah with a self-guided GPS Audio application tour. Explore the area at your own pace and visit famous haunted attractions like the Olde Pink House, Pulaski Hotel, City Hotel, and more. You will receive the downloading instructions on your voucher after booking. Start your tour at the Olde Pink House, where mysterious orbs are frequently spotted. After that, you will head to the site of the Pulaski Hotel, still home to a 19th-century child who never left. The next stops are the City Hotel, the gorgeous riverfront, and the Shrimp Factory, where employees have reported hearing mysterious sounds. See the Hampton-Lillibridge House, a beautiful home with a dark history of mysterious accidents. Continue to Wright Square, the site of tragic executions during the 18th century and supposedly also the site of a lingering presence from the victims. Then you will arrive at the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts and a woman with a fascinating history. After that, you will visit the Colonial Park Cemetery, the final resting place for almost ten thousand bodies in unmarked graves. The next house on your tour is the Mercer-Williams House, the site of a murder that became infamous in the novel-turned-movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. You will also see Battlefield Park, where British and American forces clashed during the Revolutionary War.  Finally, you will end the tour with a visit to the Roundhouse Railroad Museum at which visitors have seen hazy figures moving about after dark and heard unexplainable noises from the tracks. 

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What people are saying about Wright Square

We absolutely loved this tour! I would highly recommend it, my husband also enjoyed the tour. It was nice relaxing on the trolley ride, and learning some foist stories about Savannah. The guide was awesome and we enjoyed the stops. It was definitely a great value for the money. We took several tours but this one was the best!

Selena first of all made it a great time. She is a great story teller and made it very intriguing and was fun. Highly recommend this tour.

I highly recommend this event at night. It was scary and worth it.

Olive and Ted did a great job. We had a lot of fun.

Excellent experience and extremely friendly staff.