Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Old Pirates House
maritime history and Robert Louis
Stevenson's "Treasure Island".
Built in 1754. Visitors Welcome.
Location. 32° 4.693′ N, 81° 5.048′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on East Broad Street near East St. Julian Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 East Broad Street, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New World Medical Plants (within shouting distance of this marker); The Trustees' Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); The Georgia Medical Society (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Fire Company (about 400 feet away); Old Harbor Light (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Georgia Medical Society (about 500 feet away); John B. Hohenstein, Sr. (about 500 feet away); Rev’d A. Dale Umbreit (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding The Old Pirates House. Today, the building serves, in addition to a museum, as a home for noted Savannah restaurant ... got its name from the fact that in Savannah's
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1. The Pirates' House History. ...the Inn became a rendezvous of blood-thirsty pirates and sailors from the Seven Seas. Here seamen drank their fiery grog and discoursed, sailor fashion, on their adventures from Singapore to Shanghai and from San Francisco to Port Said. (Submitted on June 3, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. House Publishing. "Ghost in my Suitcase". As the story goes, Robert Louis Stevenson's book "Treasure Island" has some of its action taking place at The Pirate's House, so rare pages from the book are on display in one of the rooms. After our exploration we had no doubt that it was haunted, but we also felt a sense of awe, walking those corridors that had been paced by some of our country's most notorious pirates. ... (Submitted on June 3, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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