Tybee Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 25-59.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & VesselsGeorgia Historical Society, and the Lighthouses series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1736.
Location. 32° 1.333′ N, 80° 50.679′ W. Marker is in Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Meddin Drive, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on Fort Screven, between Gulick and Taylor Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tybee Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Sims Morgan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Screven Bakery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Screven (approx. 0.3 miles away); Federal Batteries on Tybee Island (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Turning Point In History (approx. 1.6 miles away); Long Range Artillery Duel (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cockspur Island Lighthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
Also see . . . Lighthouses of Georgia~Tybee Island Light. New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on April 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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