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

Head Keepers Cottage 1881

 
 
Head Keepers Cottage 1881 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 12, 2022
1. Head Keepers Cottage 1881 Marker
Inscription.  The Head Keeper's Cottage was built in 1881 after the previous dwelling had suffered extreme damage during a tropical cyclone that hit in 1871. The house was built for a sum of $6,000 which would be $160,500 in 2021.

The restoration was completed in 2001 for a total of $500,000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 32° 1.335′ N, 80° 50.708′ W. Marker is on Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Meddin Drive south of Taylor Street, on the right when traveling south. Located at the Tybee Island Light Station & Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Meddin Dr, Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Keeper's Garden (here, next to this marker); Summer Kitchen 1812 (a few steps from this marker); First Assistant Keeper's Cottage 1885 (a few steps from this marker); Second Assistant Keeper's Cottage 1861 (a few steps from this marker); Garage 1936 (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Fuel Storage Building 1890 (within shouting distance of this marker); Tybee Front Range Light • Front Range Light (within shouting distance of this marker); The 1st Tybee Island Day Mark • The 2nd Tybee Island Day Mark 1742-1768 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
 
Also see . . .  Tybee Island Light Station & Museum. (Submitted on November 19, 2022.)
 
Head Keepers Cottage 1881 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 12, 2022
2. Head Keepers Cottage 1881 Marker
Head Keepers Cottage 1881 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 12, 2022
3. Head Keepers Cottage 1881 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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