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

Ogeechee Road

 
 
Ogeechee Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Ogeechee Road Marker
Inscription.  

Here, in 1735, was
the beginning of
the road to Darien,
now called the
Ogeechee Road,
probably the first
road laid out in
Georgia,
with the assistance of
Tomochichi.

 
Erected 1920 by Savannah Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExplorationNotable PlacesRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1735.
 
Location. 32° 4.397′ N, 81° 5.648′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. It is in the Historic District - South. Marker is at the intersection of East Charlton Street and Bull Street, on the left when traveling east on East Charlton Street. Located at the south end of Madison Square, on Bull, between Harris and Charlton 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. Augusta Road (a few steps from this marker); Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemansonry
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(a few steps from this marker); Savannah Volunteer Guards (a few steps from this marker); Poetter Hall (a few steps from this marker); The March to the Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Square, British Southern Line of Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Madison Square (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Ogeechee Road. Tomo-Chi-Chi, Mico of the Yamacraws, a tribe of the Creek Indian Nation, has been called a co-founder, together with Oglethorpe, of Georgia.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Tomo-Chi-Chi
 
Ogeechee Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Ogeechee Road Marker
Ogeechee Road, known as Bull Street today image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 2008
3. Ogeechee Road, known as Bull Street today
Looking South from the Marker (on left) at Madison Square in Savannah.
Ogeechee Road (Bull Street today) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2008
4. Ogeechee Road (Bull Street today)
Ogeechee Road looking south on Bull Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, November 29, 2009
5. Ogeechee Road looking south on Bull Street
Ogeechee Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2013
6. Ogeechee Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,419 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on August 25, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on September 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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