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

Marist Place

 
 
Marist Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 28, 2009
1. Marist Place Marker
East side of house as seen from Abercorn St.


Inscription.  
Site of
Marist School for Boys
1919 - 1939
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Grammer School Operated by
Marist Brothers of the Schools
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Last Graduating Class June 9, 1939
Rev. Bro. Eugene Bergeron, F.M.S.
Teacher
Rev. Bro, Nicholas Whiteside, F.M.S.
Principal
Rt. Rev. Msgr. T. James McNamara P.P., V.G.
Pastor
Most Rev. Archbishop Gerald P. O'Hara D.D., J.U.D.
Bishop of Savannah - Atlanta
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Erected June 9, 1989 By
Col. Joseph B. Bergen
Class of 1939
 
Erected 1989 by Col. Joseph B. Bergen.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation.
 
Location. 32° 4.355′ N, 81° 5.527′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Abercorn Street near Charlton Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker seen between First and Second story, east corner of house. 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
Marist Place Marker, between 1st and 2nd floors image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 8, 2009
2. Marist Place Marker, between 1st and 2nd floors
within walking distance of this marker. Mary Musgrove (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Low House (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Dames House (within shouting distance of this marker); Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home (within shouting distance of this marker); First Girl Scout Headquarters in America (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Girl Scouting (about 300 feet away); Juliette Low (about 300 feet away); Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Also see . . .  Marker Sponsor - Joseph Bodell Bergen, J.D. A prominent trial lawyer, member of the State Bar of Georgia and of the District of Columbia Bar. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Site of Marist Place as seen today image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 28, 2009
3. Site of Marist Place as seen today
Marker seen at far left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 28, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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