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Shopping in the Downtown Design District? Carve out some time for these nearby historic house museums

1. ANDREW LOW HOUSE MUSEUM
329 Abercorn St.
Juliette Gordon Low, Andrew Low’s daughter- in-law, lived here during the early formation of the Girl Scouts
andrewlowhouse.com

2. GREEN-MELDRIM HOUSE
14 W. Macon St.
This lavish, Gothic Revival home served as Gen. Sherman’s Civil War headquarters
stjohnssav.org

3. SORREL WEED HOUSE
6 W. Harris St.
The 19th-century home boasts a striking, Caribbean color plus a reputation for paranormal activity
sorrelweedhouse.com

4. MERCER-WILLIAMS HOUSE MUSEUM
429 Bull St.
Designed for Johnny Mercer’s great-grandfather, this ca. 1860 home was owned by Jim Williams (and was the scene of the crime — click here to read the story)
mercerhouse.com

5. HARPER FOWKLES HOUSE
230 Barnard St.
Charles B. Cluskey designed this Orleans Square beauty (he also designed the Sorrel Weed House) 
chsgeorgia.org/hfh

6. JULIETTE GORDON LOW BIRTHPLACE
10 E. Oglethorpe Ave.
Juliette, known as “Daisy,” was born here, part of the Girl Scout First Headquarters 
juliettegordonlowbirthplace.org