Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (HM3IJ)

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

N 32° 4.406', W 81° 5.487'

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The congregation of St. John the Baptist formed in the late eighteenth century when French ?migr fleeing revolutions in France and Haiti found refuge in Savannah. The Church of St. John the Baptist became a cathedral in 1850 when the Diocese of Savannah was established with the Right Reverend Francis X. Gartland as its first bishop. The Cathedral was dedicated at this site on April 30, 1876. A fire in 1898 destroyed much of the structure. It was quickly rebuilt and opened again in 1900. Another major restoration took place in 2000. Today it is a place of worship and seat of the diocese that includes ninety counties in southern Georgia.
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HM NumberHM3IJ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number25-28
Year Placed2007
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Society and the Parish Council Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:41pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491368 N 3548578
Decimal Degrees32.07343333, -81.09145000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.406', W 81° 5.487'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 24.36" N, 81° 5' 29.22" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 313 Abercorn St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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