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John B. Hohenstein, Sr.

 
 
John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 23, 2008
1. John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated in memory of
John B. Hohenstein, Sr.
Partner of Hohenstein Shipping Company, Secretary and Treasurer of Savannah Pilotage Commission, who prominently served the maritime industry of Savannah from 1919 until his death, April 20, 1961
 
Erected by his Family.
 
Location. 32° 4.696′ N, 81° 5.145′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Houston Street and E. St Julian Street, on the right on Houston Street. Click for map. On the west side of Savannah's Washington Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Houston St, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev’d A. Dale Umbreit (a few steps from this marker); A. Douglass Strobhar (a few steps from this marker); Washington Fire Company (within shouting distance of this marker); The Georgia Medical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); New World Medical Plants (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Pirates House (about
John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker, at the base of the flagpole Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 9, 2008
2. John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker, at the base of the flagpole
500 feet away); a different marker also named The Georgia Medical Society (about 500 feet away); Jane Cuyler (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding John B. Hohenstein, Sr.. Savannah’s Harbor Pilotage Commission, skilled boat captains who guide huge ships into and out of the port.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
The International Seamen's House and John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker with flagpole Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, November 23, 2008
3. The International Seamen's House and John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker with flagpole
The International Seamen's House facing Washington Square at Houston and Congress Streets. Operated by The Savannah Port Society, founded in 1843. Known the world over by commercial seamen as their "Home Away From Home".
John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker and the Rev'd A. Dale Umbreit Bell (r) Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, December 9, 2008
4. John B. Hohenstein, Sr. Marker and the Rev'd A. Dale Umbreit Bell (r)
Example of the ships in and out of Savannah Harbor, America's 4th busiest seaport Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 9, 2008
5. Example of the ships in and out of Savannah Harbor, America's 4th busiest seaport
Passing, downriver, The Waving Girl of Savannah
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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