Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron
The Savannah Foundation
The City of Savannah
with support from
Artis Ashore '96 * Savannah Electric * Savannah Sailing Center
Savannah Olympic Support Council
Dedicated August 8, 1996
Created by Georgia artist Ivan Bailey © 1996
Erected 1996 by The Savannah Foundation,The City of Savannah.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Sports • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is July 20, 1942.
Location. 32° 4.796′ 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. Crossing the Savannah (a few steps from this marker); Native Americans on the Georgia Coast (within shouting distance of this marker); Ironclads and Gunboats of the Savannah River Squadron (within shouting distance of this marker); The Liberty (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lions Club of Savannah (about 300 feet away); Old Harbor Light (about 300 feet away); Savannah's Early Economy (about 300 feet away); The Georgia Medical Society (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding 1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron. A record 436 sailors representing 77 countries participated in the 1996 Olympic Regatta.
470 Women ~Spain Japan Ukraine
470 Men ~Ukraine U.K. Portugal
Europe~ Denmark Netherlands USA
Finn~ Poland Belgium Netherlands
Laser~ Brazil U.K. Norway
Mistral Men ~Greece Argentina Israel
Mistral Women~ Hong Kong New Zealand Italy
Soling ~Germany Russia USA
Star~ Brazil Sweden Australia
Tornado~ Spain Australia Brazil
Related marker.another marker that is related to this marker. A part of Historic Savannah
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