Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mother Mathilda Beasley, O.S.F.
Georgia's First Black Nun
Erected 1988 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 3.611′ N, 81° 5.955′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Bull St, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1707 Bull St, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lawton Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgia Infirmary (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Evacuation (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Georgia Volunteer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Eighth Air Force (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Phillips Monumental A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nina Anderson Pape (approx. half a mile away); Charity Hospital and Training School for Nurses (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Also see . . .
1. Georgia Women of Achievement. "Mother Beasley" was honored in 2004 as an important women of Georgia's history by the Georgia Women of Achievement organization. A picture and brief biography of Mathilda Taylor Beasley is included on this site. (Submitted on March 7, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Mother Matilda Beasley (Submitted on March 7, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 4,100 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.