Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Scarbrough House
Erected 2009 by Georgia Historical Society and the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. (Marker Number 25-35.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
Location. 32° 4.862′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 West Broad Street, 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. The First African Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named First African Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Haitian Monument (about 400 feet away); Jonathan Bryan (about 500 feet away); John Ryan's Excelsior Bottle Works (about 600 feet away); Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame (about 700 feet away); Andrew Bryan (about 700 feet away); The First Act of Alcohol Prohibition in America (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding William Scarbrough House. National Register of Historic Places:
Scarbrough, William, House *** (added 1970 - Building - #70000201)
41 W. Broad St., Savannah
♦ Historic Significance:
♦ Architecture/Engineering, Person
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Jay,William
♦ Architectural Style: Early Republic, Other
♦ Historic Person: Scarbrough,William
♦ Significant Year: 1819, 1835, 1818
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture,
♦ Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Domestic
♦ Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
♦ Current Function: Work In Progress
Greek Revival house; finished in 1819
The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. .. other Scarbrough markers
Also see . . . Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum: Scarbrough House. William Scarbrough was a shipping merchant, born in North Carolina and educated at the University of Edinburgh, who came to Savannah in 1802, at the age of twenty-six. (Submitted on September 5, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 992 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 5, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on March 10, 2013, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.