Friends of the Owens-Thomas House

Owens-Thomas House

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FOT’s assistance allows the Owens-Thomas House to continue its preservation efforts, interpretation development, and visitor programming. The group enjoys special access to the Owens-Thomas House through garden parties, lectures, and tours. In addition, opportunities to meet and socialize with others interested in architecture, decorative arts, gardening and history are scheduled throughout the year, as well as local and regional field trips to historic sites.




Upcoming FOT Events

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The Owens-Thomas House: Inside and Out
Tuesday, February 7, 5:30–7:30pm / Owens-Thomas House
FOT members free / “future members” $10

Join FOT Board members for a fun evening exploring the Ins and Outs of the Owens-Thomas House. Justin Gunther, SCAD Preservation Design Professor, will take you through the interior spaces, highlighting the important preservation projects of the past few decades. Jonathan Stalcup, Architectural Tours of Savannah and author of the book by the same name, will guide you on an exploration of the beautiful exterior architectural highlights designed by William Jay. Shannon Browning-Mullis, Curator of History and Decorative Arts, will share the plans for reinterpreting the Slave Quarters space while you relax with wine, cheese, and crackers. Please RSVP online at or call Cyndi Sommers at 912.790.8880.


Save The Date! Garden Party
Tuesday, May 2, 5:30pm / Owens-Thomas House