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Historic District - North in Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Moravian Colonists In Savannah

 
 
In Memory of <b>The Moravian Colonists In Savannah</b> Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
the Moravian Colonists
in Savannah
1735-1740
who maintained a mission
to the Indians

This memorial is presented
to the City of Savannah
by the
Wachovia Historical Society
of
Winston-Salem N.C.

 
Erected by Wachovia Historical Society of Winston-Salem N.C.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 32° 4.645′ N, 81° 5.41′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. It is in the Historic District - North. Marker can be reached from Abercorn Street. In Oglethorpe Square, Abercorn Street, between State and York Streets. 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. The Beverly M. Whitehead Human Resources Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. James Jackson Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Owens-Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Richardson-Owens-Thomas House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Owens-Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Tabby, Coquina, Sandstone, and Stucco (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Georgia Civil Rights Trail: The Savannah Protest Movement (about 300 feet away); Home Of Genl Lachlan MacIntosh (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Moravian Colonists In Savannah. Due to the war with Spain, they left Savannah in 1740. Subsequently a Moravian settlement was established in Pennsylvania.
 
Also see . . .
1. Moravians. New Georgia Encyclopedia website entry (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Moravians and Methodists. Wachovia Historical Society website entry (Submitted on November 23, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.) 
 
In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, December 9, 2008
2. In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker
In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, December 9, 2008
3. In Memory of The Moravian Colonists In Savannah Marker
Located in Oglethorpe Square
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,754 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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