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Ogeechee Road

 
 
Ogeechee Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Ogeechee Road Marker
Inscription.

Here, in 1735, was
the beginning of
the road to Darien,
now called the
Ogeechee Road,
probably the first
road laid out in
Georgia,
with the assistance of
Tomochichi.

 
Erected 1920 by
Savannah Chapter
Daughters of The
American Revolution
.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.397′ N, 81° 5.648′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of East Charlton Street and Bull Street, on the left when traveling east on East Charlton Street. Click for map. Located at South end of Madison Square; on Bull, between Harris and Charlton 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. Augusta Road (a few steps from this marker); Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemansonry (a few steps from this marker); Savannah Volunteer Guards (a few steps from this marker); Poetter Hall (a few steps from this marker); Madison Square, British Southern Line of Defenses
Ogeechee Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Ogeechee Road Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Madison Square (within shouting distance of this marker); History Of Emancipation: Special Field Orders No. 15 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Ogeechee Road. Tomo-Chi-Chi, Mico of the Yamacraws, a tribe of the Creek Indian Nation, has been called a co-founder, with Oglethorpe, of Georgia.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Tomo-Chi-Chi
 
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Ogeechee Road, known as Bull Street today image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
3. Ogeechee Road, known as Bull Street today
Looking South from the Marker (on left) at Madison Square in Savannah.
Ogeechee Road ( Bull Street today) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
4. Ogeechee Road ( Bull Street today)
Ogeechee Road looking south on Bull Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 29, 2009
5. Ogeechee Road looking south on Bull Street
Ogeechee Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2013
6. Ogeechee Road Marker
 
 
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