Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Joel Chandler Harris in Savannah 1870-1876
Erected 2003 by Georgia Historical Society, The Joel Chandler Harris Assc., The Marshall House,The Savannah Morning News. (Marker Number 25-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 4.888′ N, 81° 5.549′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on W. Bay Street near Whitaker St., on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Oglethorpe Bench (within shouting distance of this marker); The Propeller Club of the Port of Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker); "A World Apart" (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing of Oglethorpe and the Colonists (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This is Yamacraw Bluff (about 300 feet away); Gen. Oglethorpe's Landing (about 300 feet away); William Bartram Trail (about 300 feet away); SS Savannah and SS John Randolph (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding Joel Chandler Harris in Savannah 1870-1876. Joel Chandler Harris, author of Uncle Remus Tales.
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Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry. stories, based on the African-American oral storytelling tradition, were revolutionary in their use of dialect and in featuring a trickster hero called Br'er ("Brother") Rabbit, (Submitted on February 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The Marshall House. Savannah's oldest hotel. (Submitted on February 21, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,179 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on December 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on August 27, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.