Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mercer Auto Camp
Erected 1995 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 25-103.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 32° 0.421′ N, 81° 3.925′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on LaRoche Avenue near Majestic Oaks Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Isle of Hope (approx. 1.1 miles away); Walter Bernard Hill Hall (approx. 1.2 miles away); Savannah State College (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sandfly (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Isle of Hope (approx. 1.8 miles away); Isle of Hope Methodist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Roger Lacy (Lacey) (approx. 2 miles away); Candler Hospital (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
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1. That marvelous Mercer motor car. Entered in six races in 1911, the Raceabout won five. Then, tragedy intervened. In the spring of 1912, Washington Roebling went to Europe to test-drive Italy's new Fiat. He chose to come home on the Titanic, and died along with 1,500 other souls. (Submitted on March 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Type 35R Raceabout. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,908 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 5, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.