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

Fort Screven

1897 - 1945

 
 
Fort Screven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 3, 2009
1. Fort Screven Marker
Inscription.  
Has been placed on the
National Register of
Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
May 25, 1982

 
Erected 1982 by U.S. Department of the Interior. (Marker Number 82002393.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesWar, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 32° 1.074′ N, 80° 50.805′ W. Marker is in Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Campbell Ave. and Soloman Ave., on the left when traveling east on N. Campbell Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Screven Bakery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Sims Morgan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tybee Island (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tybee Lighthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Federal Batteries on Tybee Island
Fort Screven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 3, 2009
2. Fort Screven Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); A Turning Point In History (approx. 1.4 miles away); Long Range Artillery Duel (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cockspur Island Lighthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
 
Regarding Fort Screven. National Register of Historic Places:
Fort Screven Historic District *** (added 1982 - District - #82002393)
♦ Tilton, Butler, Van Horn, Railroad and Alger Aves., and Pulaski Rd., Tybee Island
♦ Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
♦ Architectural Style: No Style Listed
♦ Historic Person: Marshall,Gen. George C.
♦ Significant Year: 1906, 1946, 1896
♦ Area of Significance: Communications, Architecture, Engineering, Military, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
♦ Owner: Private , Local Gov't
♦ Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
♦ Historic Sub-function: Fortification, Military Facility, Water-Related
Fort Screven Marker, looking northwest along Soloman Ave. image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 3, 2009
3. Fort Screven Marker, looking northwest along Soloman Ave.
Current Function: Domestic, Transportation
♦ Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Water-Related
 
Also see . . .  Fort Screven. Troops trained and stood guard on Tybee Island through the Spanish-American War of 1898, World War I, and World War II. (Submitted on May 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Fort Screven Battery Garland as seen today image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 27, 2008
4. Fort Screven Battery Garland as seen today
Fort Screven Battery Brumby, as seen today image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 27, 2008
5. Fort Screven Battery Brumby, as seen today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,632 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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