Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected by The Sons Of The Revolution in the State of Georgia.
Location. 32° 4.797′ N, 81° 5.081′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on East River Street, 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 Lions Club of Savannah (a few steps from this marker); Ironclads and Gunboats of the Savannah River Squadron (within shouting distance of this marker); The Georgia Medical Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Harbor Light (within shouting distance of this marker); Crossing the Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); 1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Native Americans on the Georgia Coast (about 400 feet away); Jane Cuyler (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding The Liberty. Oliver Bowen, naval officer, died in Providence, Rhode Island, in August 1800. He was a revolutionary patriot of Augusta, Georgia, and was successful, in the early days of the war, in seizing a large quantity of
powder stored on Tybee island, near Savannah, 10 July 1775. He joined the unsuccessful expedition against Wilmington in 1778. He was a member of the Provincial Congress of 1775, and of the Council of Safety.
Also see . . . Capture of the Philippa. American War of Independence- at sea excerpt (Submitted on June 28, 2009.)
Categories. Military • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.