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

Site Of Filature

Erected 1753

 
 
Site Of Filature Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Site Of Filature Marker
Inscription. Where colony's production of silk was reeled until 1771. Building then used for public purposes. President Washington attended a ball here in 1791. Building destroyed by fire in 1859.
 
Erected 1936 by The W.P.A.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.758′ N, 81° 5.334′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Abercorn Street and E.St Julian Street, on the right when traveling north on Abercorn Street. Click for map. Across the street from Eastern side of Reynolds Square. 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. Italians in Georgia's Genesis (a few steps from this marker); John Wesley, 1703- 1791 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named John Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Parish House (within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah: Colonial Capital and Birthplace of (within shouting distance of this
Site Of Filature Marker ,seen at lower right corner of building image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Site Of Filature Marker ,seen at lower right corner of building
marker); Lucas Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oliver Sturges House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salzburger Monument of Reconciliation (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Additional keywords. Washington's Southern Tour
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable Places
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,168 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. 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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