July 12th, 2020 by Corey Edwards
The Owens-Thomas House, located on the northeast corner of Savannah’s Oglethorpe Square, is not only one of the finest examples of English Regency architecture in the country. It’s also home to one of the oldest and best preserved urban slave quarters.
Telfair Museums has been operating the Owens-Thomas House as a historic house museum since the 1950’s. It wasn’t until a renovation in the 1990’s that they discovered the Carriage House had originally been an urban slave quarters. (more…)