Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Houstoun Street/York Street
Named in honor of
Governor of Georgia, 1778
First Mayor of Savannah. 1790
Laid out in 1733
Named in honor of
Duke Of York
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
Location. 32° 4.56′ N, 81° 5.187′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Houstoun Street and York Street, on the right when traveling south on Houstoun Street. 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. Second Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Town Gate (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Recreation on Crawford Square (about 700 feet away); Police Officers Monument (about 700 feet away); Police Station Steps (about 700 feet away); Cisterns (about 700 feet away); The Berrien House1812 Wesley Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Also see . . . John Houstoun was twice Governor of Georgia. New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on March 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 837 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.