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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Port Wentworth, Georgia
Location of Port Wentworth, Georgia
► Chatham County (494) ► Bryan County (54) ► Effingham County (29) ► Liberty County (75) ► Jasper County, South Carolina (36)
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|From South Carolina line to Florida line
distance of 136 miles. Traversing
Chatham, Bryan, Liberty, McIntosh,
Glynn and Camden Counties.
First work done in 1735 when the road
from Savannah to Darien, probably the
first road in Georgia, was . . . — — Map (db m15150) HM|
|In December, 1864, was fought on the Savannah River near here one of the few battles in which Confederate gunboats and Union field artillery were engaged against each other. Colerain Plantation, as these lands were then known, had been occupied on . . . — — Map (db m12615) HM|
|Recovered from the Savannah River on February 27, 1994 during Georgia Department of Transportation construction work for the U.S. 17 Alt./ Talmadge Bridge in Savannah, Georgia, this 1200 pound anchor would have been used on large ocean going or . . . — — Map (db m46582) HM|
|Houston Baptist Church and its adjoining cemetery were
organized in 1886 under the leadership of Reverend Ulysses L. Houston, minister of First Bryan Baptist Church in Savannah. A significant religious and political leader in the African-American . . . — — Map (db m7962) HM|
During the first years after the founding of the Colony of Georgia in 1733 these lands (now owned by the Savannah Sugar Refining Company) were known as the "Grange" or "Cowpen" plantation. Along the Savannah River, about one mile East of this . . . — — Map (db m159595) HM|
|Richmond Baptist Church and its adjoining cemetery were organized on March 14, 1897 under the leadership of Rev. E.K. Love, third pastor of First African Baptist Church in Savannah. Rev. Love was a significant missionary and religious leader in the . . . — — Map (db m53372) HM|