Tybee Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 025-58.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 32° 1.287′ N, 80° 50.647′ W. Marker was in Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker was on Meddin Drive 0.1 miles north Touch for map. The marker is in front of Battery Garland, now the Tybee Island Museum. The marker is separated from Meddin Drive by the Museum parking lot. The museum and marker are slightly northeast of the Tybee Island Lighthouse. Marker was at or near this postal address: 30 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Henry Sims Morgan (a few steps from this marker); Tybee Island (within shouting distance of this marker); Tybee Lighthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Screven Bakery (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
Regarding Fort Screven. A brief history of Fort Screven is at http://www.sip.armstrong.edu/Tybee/FortScreven.html
Also see . . . Fort Screven. Short article about the history of Fort Screven. (Submitted on September 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, Spanish-American • War, World I • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,256 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.