Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
of Historic Places
June 7, 1974
Wright Square Postal Station
This Property Significantly Contributes To The Nation's Cultural Heritage
Commemorated June 1976
Gerald R. Ford Jack Eckerd
President of the Administrator of
United States General Services
Erected 1976. (Marker Number 74000663.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Landmarks • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1937.
Location. 32° 4.689′ N, 81° 5.572′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Bull St near W. State St., on the right when traveling south. At Wright 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 Savannah's First Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomo-Chi-Chi's Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); Lutheran Church Of The Ascension (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wright Square (about 300 feet away); Tondee's Tavern (about 400 feet away); James Moore Wayne, 1790-1867 (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places:
Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse (added 1974 - Building - #74000663)
Also known as Post Office Wright Sq., Savannah
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Edbrooke,W.J.
♦ Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Other
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1875-1899
♦ Owner: Federal
♦ Historic Function: Government
♦ Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Government Office, Post Office
♦ Current Function: Government
♦ Current Sub-function: Government Office, Post Office
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