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Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Owens-Thomas House

 
 
Owens-Thomas House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2009
1. Owens-Thomas House Marker
Inscription.
Has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
1976
National Park Service United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1976 by United States Department of the Interior. (Marker Number 76000611.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.642′ N, 81° 5.364′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 Abercorn Street, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richardson-Owens-Thomas House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Owens-Thomas House (a few steps from this marker); Moravian Colonists In Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); Barnard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. James Jackson Home Site
Owens-Thomas House Marker, seen at right of door Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2009
2. Owens-Thomas House Marker, seen at right of door
The stylish residence was built from 1816 to 1819 for cotton merchant Richard Richardson and his wife Francis Bolton, the sister-in-law of William Jay.
(about 400 feet away); Conrad Aiken (about 400 feet away); Colonial Town Gate (about 400 feet away); 1812 Wesley Chapel (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Owens-Thomas House. National Register of Historic Places :
Owens-Thomas House *** (added 1976 - Building - #76000611)
Also known as Richardson-Owens-Thomas House
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering ;
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Jay,William
♦Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other ♦Area of Significance: Architecture
♦Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849
♦Owner: Private , Local Gov't
♦Historic Function: Domestic
♦Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
♦Current Function: Recreation And Culture
♦Current Sub-function: Museum
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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