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A Lively Place

Laid out in 1841 and named for William Harris Crawford who was Secretary of the Treasury and ran... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2016
jeffl499
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Alexandria, VA
Peaceful place

This square is not in the busy area of the historic district. We were able to sit under the trees... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2015
HappyTraveler5752
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Eastman, GA
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The only square in Savannah still fenced in (they all were once).
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 April 2011

I was born around Crawford Square in 1952 @ 509 Mcdonough Street. I grew up around the Square. I played as a little girl on slides, swings, kick around and learned how to play basketball on that court. My mother builded a home on another...More

9  Thank wonderfulplace4984
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Reviewed 14 December 2002

Crawford Square is named after William Crawford who served as Secretary of War and Minister to France from 1815-16. Crawford Square was laid out in the 1840s. A cistern was built in the square at that time by the city for the use of resident's...More

13  Thank Pioneer37217
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

This square is small and has a basketball court, that was a surprise for one of the squares. The gazebo is pretty.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This square in Savannah’s historic district feels different than most due to the surrounding fence and basketball court. It feels more like a park for local residents than one for tourists. Named for William Harris Crawford, the square boasts a delightful gazebo and a 19th...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is an interesting square as it includes a basketball court and a gazebo. A historic plaque explains "why" the basketball court is there. The square was laid out in 1841 and is named after the Secretary of the Treasury, William Crawford.

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Crawford Square is the smallest of the Savannah Squares and it is the only one that is still fenced like all of the squares once were.

Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Laid out in 1841 and named for William Harris Crawford who was Secretary of the Treasury and ran for the presidency in 1824. It is the smallest of Savannah's squares but hosts a basketball court, playground gazebo and even remnants of a cistern that was...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 25 June 2015

This square is not in the busy area of the historic district. We were able to sit under the trees on a bench and relax. There was a grassy area for our dog to play on. There is also a gazebo and a basketball court...More

Thank HappyTraveler5752
Reviewed 13 April 2011

I was born around Crawford Square in 1952 @ 509 Mcdonough Street. I grew up around the Square. I played as a little girl on slides, swings, kick around and learned how to play basketball on that court. My mother builded a home on another...More

9  Thank wonderfulplace4984
Reviewed 14 December 2002

Crawford Square is named after William Crawford who served as Secretary of War and Minister to France from 1815-16. Crawford Square was laid out in the 1840s. A cistern was built in the square at that time by the city for the use of resident's...More

13  Thank Pioneer37217
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