Savannah midnight in the garden of good evil narrated walking tour from 30 00 deeper into midnight in the garden of good and evil from 30 77 savannah hop on hop off trolley tour from 37 40. The house was designed for general hugh weedon mercer by architect john s.
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Mercer house savannah. Alex even told us that no subject would be considered taboo while on the tour. He was more than happy to discuss the history of the house including the death that took place in one of the rooms that you go into. The mercer williams is located at 429 bull street and stands on monterey square also haunted in savannah georgia.
Mercer great grandfather of celebrated songwriter johnny mercer. Completed in 1868 it stands at the southwestern corner of monterey square. The house was the scene of the 1981 shooting death of danny hansford by the home s owner jim williams a story that is retold in the 1994 john berendt book midnight in the garden of good and evil.
Maybe we just lucked out and got the best tour guide ever alex but we had a great time. The mercer williams house was designed by new york architect john s. The history of the mercer williams house.
Norris for general hugh w. The mercer williams is now owned by jim williams sister dorothy kingery who runs it as a museum. Mercer house now called mercer williams house museum is located at 429 bull street in savannah georgia.
429 bull street savannah ga entrance located behind the main house at 430 whitaker street for reservations more info call 912 236 6352 or 912 238 0208. It was eventually completed in 1868 after general mercer sold the unfinished structure to john r. Construction began in 1860 and was subsequently interrupted by the civil war.
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