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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM224R_the-march-to-the-sea_Savannah-GA.html
On December 21, 1864, during the Civil War, U.S. forces under Gen. William T. Sherman captured Savannah, completing the March to the Sea, a military campaign designed to destroy the Confederacy's ability to wage war and break the will of its peopl…
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/HM1R4E_james-h-doolittle_Pooler-GA.html
Medal of Honor, Gen, US Air Force, WWII, Korea, Dec. 14, 1896 Sep 27, 1993, DSM & OLC, Silver Star
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/HM1OAD_quest-for-freedom_Tybee-Island-GA.html
"Without going into a detailed history of my life, which would be too long, it will suffice to say to you in the language of an old soldier and of a citizen, that, in coming to America, my sole object has been to devote myself entirely to her welf…
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…
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