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Madison Square

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 27 February 2020 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Madison Square was laid out in 1837 and named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States. Pictured here, in the center of the square, is a 1888 statue by Alexander Doyle memorializing Sgt. William Jasper. He was a soldier in the Siege of Savannah who, though mortally wounded, heroically recovered his company's banner. Savannahians sometimes refer to this as Jasper Square, in honor of Jasper's statue. Madison Square features a vintage cannon from the Savannah Armory. These now mark the starting points of the first highways in Georgia, the Ogeechee Road leading to Darien and the Augusta Road to Augusta. The square also includes a monument marking the center of the British resistance during the Siege.

Photo captured October 8, 2019.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 280 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Nice monument!

27 Feb 2020 6:06am

Martine Girard from Brest, France

Très joli au milieu de cette verdure.

27 Feb 2020 6:19am

By Marie from Entre By Marie et Montagnes, France

Nice tribute to this soldier William Jasper

27 Feb 2020 6:28am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Gorgeous park view

27 Feb 2020 6:52am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

This beautiful place is very nicely captured.

27 Feb 2020 8:36am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

beautiful dappled light capture

27 Feb 2020 9:46am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A really good image of the square Steven. Excellent color.

27 Feb 2020 10:28am

London Caller from United Kingdom

There are so many lovely squares and historical monuments in GA!

27 Feb 2020 11:00am

Devi from Chennai, India

Wonderful view and image..and a nice historical note :)

27 Feb 2020 2:58pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Well composed. A fine tribute

27 Feb 2020 2:59pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Tout en verdure quel décor ets tatue et parc fantastique
Belle soirée

27 Feb 2020 3:11pm

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Un endroit agréable
JP

27 Feb 2020 4:08pm

jean pierre from Paris, France

bel endroit!! amts

27 Feb 2020 4:30pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine monument and comment.

27 Feb 2020 4:39pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Sous une lumière ravissante ce monument. Jolie Prise.

27 Feb 2020 5:56pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

intéressant

27 Feb 2020 7:18pm

Rose from Clinton, United States

Such a pretty spot for a statue...and interesting details to go with it.

27 Feb 2020 7:40pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, colors, lights & shadows!
Lovely place!

27 Feb 2020 7:52pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful compositionand very interesting and fascinating to learn the History .

27 Feb 2020 8:05pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

a small but historic park. you offer a fine virtual tour of the Georgia city i have only visited for a short day.

28 Feb 2020 1:19am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I like all of those little squares they have in Savannah.

28 Feb 2020 3:09am

@B. Thomas: I thought that you would enjoy the statue of William Jasper! ;-)

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Outre ton image qui est belle, j'aime beaucoup les informations qui accompagnent toutes images comme sur cette photo.
Je t'en remercie.

28 Feb 2020 3:51am

Ginnie Hart from Suwanee, Netherlands

What I also love about these images, Steven, is what a GORGEOUS day you had for showcasing them for us!

28 Feb 2020 5:43am

omar from Hamburg, Germany

These parc pictures are really nice. Good place to relax and get some historical informations.

28 Feb 2020 6:51am

yo from Ile de France, France

Magnifique jeu d'ombres qui donne au sol un aspect marbré !

28 Feb 2020 8:32am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Douceur de la lumière matinale on dirait et rareté des promeneurs donnent une belle impression de sérénité !

28 Feb 2020 8:42am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Un beau square !

28 Feb 2020 9:18am

Remus from Portugal

All this green surroundings, is really visually attractive.
Lovely square.

28 Feb 2020 11:36am

Sudipto Sarkar from Hyderabad, India

A lovely green square, Steven... :)

28 Feb 2020 12:20pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

very nice monument.

28 Feb 2020 1:31pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A gorgeous square. I would love to just sit there. The statue in the center is beautiful. I love those trees with the moss!

28 Feb 2020 4:24pm

willy from Belgium

un monument impressionnant Steven

et quel bel endroit

greetings

28 Feb 2020 4:31pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

You're doing a terrific job of showing off these wonderful Savannah Monuments! Great photos and info!

1 Mar 2020 5:50pm

Urspo from Phoenix, United States

It seems a precise if not too imaginative name. The photo is splendid as always!

2 Mar 2020 2:25am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I am in love with greenery especially when it's paired with blue skies.

2 Mar 2020 11:46am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of this lovely monument. Excellent presentation. :)

3 Mar 2020 6:00pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

love how the sunlight is falling through the trees

4 Mar 2020 3:57pm