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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM223W_jepson-house-education-center_Savannah-GA.html
This Italianate mansion was built in 1856 for Savannah grocer and Civil War mayor Thomas Holcombe and later owned by former Confederate officer and Superior Court Judge Robert Falligant and his descendants. The Oglethorpe Light Infantry, commanded…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM223N_the-rotary-club-of-savannah_Savannah-GA.html
On January 5, 1914, the Rotary Club of Savannah met for the first time at the DeSoto Hotel. Founded by John S. Banks and a group of local businessmen, this was the second Rotary club established in Georgia. The nation's first service club, Rotary …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM223K_colored-library-association-of-savannah_Savannah-GA.html
In 1906, eleven African-American men formed the Colored Library Association of Savannah and established the Library for Colored Citizens. They acquired the original collection from personal libraries and public donations of books and periodicals. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21CT_to-arms-a-war-memorial_Savannah-GA.html
The 800 stones before you have three meanings: *They represent the approximate number of soldiers killed or wounded in Savannah on the foggy morning of October 9, 1779. *The stones are arranged as a column, with ten soldiers across. The French and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1VVC_river-street-inn-historical_Savannah-GA.html
The River Street Inn 115 East River Street Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior circa 1817
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1OAE_andrew-low-house_Savannah-GA.html
329 Abercorn Street Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1848
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1E81_john-herndon-johnny-mercer_Savannah-GA.html
Savannah native, Johnny Mercer, was a lyricist, composer,performer, collaborator, businessman, philanthropist, and mentor. He penned nearly 1,400 songs, with the most famous being "Moon River." He was the co-founder of Capitol Records, Inc. and…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1D6O_madison-square-british-southern-line-of-defenses_Savannah-GA.html
Through this square ran the southern line of defenses of the British who held Savannah from December 29, 1778 to July 11, 1782. After a siege of 22 days, at dawn of October 9, 1779, the strong western defenses on the line of the present West Broad…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BZH_colored-shopmens-locker-lavatory_Savannah-GA.html
The railroad provided separate washroom facilities for whites and African-Americans. Facilities and opportunities were quite different for black and white people historically in the segregated South. Jim Crow laws required "separate but equal" …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1BZG_storehouse_Savannah-GA.html
This Storehouse was constructed in 1925 to hold a wide variety of supplies used by the railroad. Storehouse stock included tools and parts necessary to work on train cars, but also the many items needed to run the Central of Georgia's "miniatur…
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