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

This is Yamacraw Bluff

 
 
This is Yamacraw Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. This is Yamacraw Bluff Marker
Inscription. This is Yamacraw Bluff where the Colony of Georgia was founded February 12, 1733 by Gen.James Edward Oglethrope. Voted by the Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution the Most Historic Spot In Georgia
 
Erected 1933 by The Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution and Three Savannah Chapters.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.873′ N, 81° 5.491′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on W. Bay Street near Bull Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. In small park in front of Hyatt Hotel. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Landing of Oglethorpe and the Colonists (here, next to this marker); The Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); The "John Randolph" (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Customhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglethorpe's House (within shouting distance of this marker);
This is Yamacraw Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
2. This is Yamacraw Bluff Marker
The marker was erected in anticipation of the Bicentennial celebration, of the founding of Georgia, in 1933.
Oglethorpe Bench (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
On W. Bay Street , just North of Bull Street intersection image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
3. On W. Bay Street , just North of Bull Street intersection
"Landing of Oglethrope and Colonists" Marker seen on right
This is Yamacraw Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. This is Yamacraw Bluff Marker
General James E. Oglrthrope Statue in Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
5. General James E. Oglrthrope Statue in Savannah
 
 
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