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

Savannah Historic District

 
 
Savannah Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Savannah Historic District Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a

REGISTERED NATIONAL HISTORICAL LANDMARK

Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.
 
Erected 1966 by U.S. Department Of The Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.813′ N, 81° 5.487′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on W. Bryan Street near Bull Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Historic Johnson Square. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson Square (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Southern Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathanael Greene Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Johnson Square (within shouting distance of this marker); John Herndon Mercer 1909 - 1976
Savannah Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
2. Savannah Historic District Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); John Wesley (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); City Plan of Savannah (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Regarding Savannah Historic District. The boundaries of the Savannah Historic District are( N ) the Savannah River,( E ) E. Broad Street, ( S ) Gwinnett Street, and ( W ) Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Self-guided tours of Savannah are available from the Savannah Visitor Center, in the restored Central of Georgia railroad station at 301 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

National Register of Historic Places:
Savannah Historic District (added 1966 - - #66000277)
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
♦ Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival, Federal
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
♦ Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
♦ Owner: Local , State , Private
♦ Historic
National Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
3. National Landmark
" ASLA Centennial Medallion THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS 1899 - 1999 This site is recognized as a National Landmark for outstanding Landscape Architecture "
Function: Domestic, Landscape
♦ Historic Sub-function: Plaza, Single Dwelling
♦ Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
♦ Current Sub-function: Plaza, Single Dwelling
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service. (Submitted on February 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. LandmarksNotable Places
 
The Cauldren ..west view image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 2008
4. The Cauldren ..west view
Savannah Historic District Marker, in Johnson Square image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Savannah Historic District Marker, in Johnson Square
Savannah Historic District Marker in Johnson Square image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. Savannah Historic District Marker in Johnson Square
Savannah's Historic Downtown image. Click for full size.
7. Savannah's Historic Downtown
Civil Engineering image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
8. Civil Engineering
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark ( emblem) American Society of Civil Engineers Founded City Plan Of Savannah Presented 1978
Historic Icons in Old Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
9. Historic Icons in Old Savannah
The Cotton Exchange, African American Monument, Colonial Park, Customs House, German Memorial Fountain
Icons of Historic Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
10. Icons of Historic Savannah
1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron,Oglethorpe Monument, Sgt. Jasper Monument, Telfair Museum, Washington Guns
Icons of Historic Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
11. Icons of Historic Savannah
Forsythe Fountain, Paluski Monument, City Hall, Mercer House, River Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,991 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on February 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5, 6. submitted on December 17, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7, 8. submitted on February 19, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   9, 10, 11. submitted on February 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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