"Jingle Bells"

"Jingle Bells" (HM3DE)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 4.351', W 81° 5.389'

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James L. Pierpont (1822-1893), composer of "Jingle Bells", served as music director of this church in the 1850s when it was a Unitarian Church located on Oglethorpe Square. Son of the noted Boston reformer, Rev. John Pierpont, he was the brother of Rev. John Pierpont, Jr. minister of this church, and uncle of financier John Pierpont Morgan. He married Eliza Jane Purse, daughter of Savannah mayor Thomas Purse, and served with a Confederate cavalry regiment. He is buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery. A prolific song-writer, his best known "Jingle Bells" is world famous.
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HM NumberHM3DE
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 8:19pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491523 N 3548477
Decimal Degrees32.07251667, -81.08981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.351', W 81° 5.389'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 21.06" N, 81° 5' 23.34" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 321-325 Habersham St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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