See all 13 mercer williams house museum tours on tripadvisor. The davenport house stretches tall over columbia square.
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Mercer williams house. The history of the mercer williams house. The stunning brick facade and sweeping front staircases are impressive to visitors. The mercer williams is now owned by jim williams sister dorothy kingery who runs it as a museum.
We recommend booking mercer williams house museum tours ahead of time to secure your spot. He left his sister dorothy 10 00 and the rights to a game he invented called psycho dice. The mercer williams is located at 429 bull street and stands on monterey square also haunted in savannah georgia.
Jim williams left the house and all of its contents to his mother. It had been vacant for nearly a decade and in disrepair. The house is currently owned by dorothy kingery williams sister and is open to the public for tours.
Jim williams the other namesake an antiques dealer and restorer of historic homes bought the mercer house in 1969. 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. Originally constructed for general hugh mercer great grandfather of the famed lyricist johnny mercer the home was purchased in 1969 by jim williams who painstakingly restored the elegant mansion.
Today the mercer williams house is owned by jim s sister dorothy williams kingery. The mercer williams house isn t the only ghostly hangout. The house was designed for general hugh weedon mercer by architect john s.
However the home s history is even more stunning and interesting than its appearance. Visiting the mercer williams house. 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.
Completed in 1868 it stands at the southwestern corner of monterey square. The mercer williams house museum is an opulent italianate villa style mansion located in monterey square. If you book with tripadvisor you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.
Mercer house now called mercer williams house museum is located at 429 bull street in savannah georgia. Williams painstakingly restored the house to its former glory.