Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Italians in Georgia's Genesis
Location. 32° 4.754′ N, 81° 5.336′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Abercorn Street, in the median. Touch for map. East side Reynolds Square at Abercorn and St. Julian Streets. 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. John Wesley, 1703- 1791 (here, next to this marker); Site Of Filature (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named John Wesley Savannah: Colonial Capital and Birthplace of (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Parish House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lucas Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oliver Sturges House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salzburger Monument of Reconciliation (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding Italians in Georgia's Genesis. The Marker mentions a "filature," which is a bobbin used in spinning silk into thread. A bobbin, like a spool or reel, is a winder around which thread, tape, film or other flexible materials can be wound.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another Georgia location where silk was produced.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.