The Birthplace and Childhood Home of Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of Girl Scouting in the United States of America. This house, known in Savannah as the Gordon Home, was built in 1819 and is a fine example of Regency Architecture. Now owned by the National Girl Scout Organization, it is a living memorial to Juliette Low and a Center for Girl Scouts in this country.
The square was laid out in 1848 and commemorates the capture of Monterey, Mexico, on May 24, 1846, by American forces under the command of General Zachary Taylor. The monument gives recognition to Count Casimir Pulaski, a young Polish nobleman who became a hero of the American Revolutiion. Pulaski was mortally wounded in October, 1779, in the French and American siege of Savanna.
The monument in Wright Square was erected as a tribute to General William Washington Gordon, founder and first president of Central of Georgia Railway. The massive granite boulder from Stone Mountain commemorates the burial of Tomo-Chi-Chi, Mico, or Chief of the Yamacraw Indians, in October 1739.