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Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

124 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31401 USA

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Opens Sat 10a
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  • Not Wheelchair
  • Public
  • No Wifi
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“One of the finest English Regency homes in America”

The Owens-Thomas House is considered by architectural historians to be one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in America. Inspired by classical antiquity, this style of architecture takes its name from England’s King George IV, who ruled as Prince Regent from 1811 to 1820. Telfair: Owens-Thomas House is a historic house museum that boasts a decorative arts collection comprised primarily of Owens family furnishings, along with American and European objects dating from 1750-1830. The site also includes a beautiful English-inspired parterre garden and an original carriage house—which contains one of the earliest intact urban slave quarters in the South.

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Janice Y.

Owens-Thomas house was our first activity in Savannah, and I say it's a must on a trip if you can understand English. Unlike the Prohibition exhibit nearby, I didn't notice any side cards or audio... Read more

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Adam E.

Interesting experience that really showcases life in old Savannah and some of the impact of slavery on the city. The museum does a good job of referencing the topic of enslavement in a delicate... Read more

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Kym T.

Not all people enjoy tours, but I sure do. I love historic homes and history. This was a great combination of both. Our docent was Rebecca and she was amazing. I learned so much. The home was... Read more

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

124 Abercorn St
Savannah, Georgia
31401 USA
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  • Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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