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

Christ Church

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, November 9, 2008
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription.  

I.H.S.
Christ Church
Founded A.D. 1733. Chartered 1789.
Destroyed by Fire 1796. Rebuilt & enlarged 1803.
Injured by a hurricane 1804. Constructed anew 1810.
Taken down, and
This Edifice Erected
1838.

Partially destroyed by fire, rebuilt and improved
1897

 
Erected by Christ Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 32° 4.775′ N, 81° 5.465′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Bull Street near E. Congress St., on the right when traveling south. at Johnson Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Christ Church (a few steps from this marker); John Herndon Mercer 1909 - 1976 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Public Store (within shouting distance
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By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Christ Church Marker
of this marker); Washington’s Southern Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathanael Greene Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); City Plan of Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Johnson Square (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
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By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Christ Church, Savannah
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Historic American Buildings Survey, 1936
4. Christ Church Marker
Historic American Engineering Record HABS GA,26-SAV,2-2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on June 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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