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Moravian Colonists In Savannah

 
 
In Memory of <b>The Moravian Colonists In Savannah</b> Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
the Moravian Colonists
in Savannah
1735-1740
who maintained a mission
to the Indians

This memorial is presented
to the City of Savannah
by the
Wachovia Historical Society
of
Winston-Salem N.C.

 
Erected by Wachovia Historical Society of Winston-Salem N.C.
 
Location. 32° 4.645′ N, 81° 5.41′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Abercorn Street. Click for map. In Oglethorpe Square, Abercorn Street, between State and York Streets. 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. Gen. James Jackson Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Owens-Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Richardson-Owens-Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Owens-Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Of Genl Lachlan MacIntosh (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barnard House
In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 9, 2008
2. In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker
(about 400 feet away); Big Duke Fire Alarm Bell Memorial (about 400 feet away); Printing Office of James Johnson (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Moravian Colonists In Savannah. Due to the war with Spain, they left Savannah in 1740. Subsequently a Moravian settlement was established in Pennsylvania.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Moravians in Georgia, 1735-1740. by Adelaide L. Fries Chapter 3-7 (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Moravians. New Georgia Encyclopedia entry (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. Wachovia Historical Society article. (Submitted on November 23, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
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In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, December 9, 2008
3. In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker
Located in Oglethorpe Square
 
 
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