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

Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing

 
 
Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2009
1. Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing Marker
Inscription.  
(Compass emblem)
On February 12, 1733 Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe Landed On This Spot
 
Erected by City of Savannah.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1902.
 
Location. 32° 4.918′ N, 81° 5.496′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from W River Street, on the left when traveling east. Between Barnard St. Ramp and Drayton St. Ramp, Riverside. 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 World Apart" (within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah and the Slave Trade (within shouting distance of this marker); African American Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Propeller Club of the Port of Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglethorpe Bench (within shouting distance
Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2009
2. Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing Marker
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of this marker); Landing of Oglethorpe and the Colonists (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This is Yamacraw Bluff (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing. Yamacraw Bluff where the Colony of Georgia was founded February 12, 1733 by Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe. Voted by the Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution the Most Historic Spot In Georgia
 
Also see . . .  James Edward Oglethorpe. (Submitted on June 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing Marker, looking eastward, riverside image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2009
3. Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing Marker, looking eastward, riverside
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,422 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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