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Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, January 19, 2005
Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Marker
Georgia (Chatham County), Burroughs — 25-16 — Savannah-Ogeechee Canal
On Fort Argyle Road (Georgia Route 204) at Bush Road, on the left when traveling east on Fort Argyle Road.
Chartered in 1824, the Savannah-Ogeechee Canal was constructed between 1826 and 1830 by African and Irish laborers who moved thousands of cubic yards of earth. A boon to Georgia’s economy, the canal moved cotton, rice, bricks, and natural . . . — Map (db m47921) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Burroughs — 025-72 — The 15th Corps at the Savannah and Ogeechee Canal
On Fort Argyle Road (State Highway 204) at Bush Drive, on the left when traveling west on Fort Argyle Road.
On Dec. 6 1864, the 15th Corps [US], Maj. Gen. P. J. Osterhaus, USA, the extreme right of Gen. Sherman's army on its destructive March to the Sea, forced a crossing of Great Ogeechee River at Jenk's Bridge (US 80 east of Blitchton) and drove the . . . — Map (db m12080) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Garden City — 25-33 — Robert Sengstacke Abbott Boyhood HomeFounder of the Chicago Defender
On W. Bay St (US 80) near Albion St..
From 1878 to 1889, Robert Sengstacke Abbott lived in the parsonage of Pilgrim Congregational Church, once located on this site. His stepfather John H. H. Sengstacke, minister of the church, published the Woodville Times. Abbott learned the printing . . . — Map (db m15782) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Isle of Hope — Isle of HopeNational Historic Historic District
On Laroche Avenue 0.2 miles north of Raleigh Drive.
In 1736, Noble Jones, John Fallowfield and Henry Parker settled this important outpost on the colony's inland waterway to the south and named it Isle of Hope. Jones' Wormsloe plantation was fortified and armed against Spanish attach until 1742. . . . — Map (db m9151) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Isle of Hope — Isle of HopeNational Historic District
On Skidaway Road when traveling south.
In 1736, Noble Jones, John Fallowfield and Henry Parker settled this important outpost on the colony's inland waterway to the south and named it Isle of Hope. Jones' Wormsloe plantation was fortified and armed against Spanish attack until 1742. The . . . — Map (db m16387) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Isle of Hope — 025-83 — Isle of Hope Methodist Church
On Parkersburg Road south of Holcomb Street, on the right when traveling west.
The Isle of Hope Methodist Church was organized in 1851. The first Trustees were George W. Wylly, Simeon F. Murphy, John B. Hogg, William Waite, Theodore Goodwin, Thomas J. Barnsley and the Rev. William S. Baker. The church building that stands . . . — Map (db m15947) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), McQueens Island — 25-20 — Battery Hamilton
Near Islands Expressway (U.S. 80), on the left when traveling east.
Built by Federal troops during the Civil War, in February 1862, Battery Hamilton prevented Confederate gunboats and reinforcements from moving down the Savannah River to aid the besieged Fort Pulaski. Its presence also allowed the Federals to . . . — Map (db m55178) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Monteith — 25-39 — Mulberry Grove Plantation
On Augusta Road (State Highway 21 / 30), on the right when traveling west.
Mulberry Grove which is located approximately 2 miles northeast from this marker is one of the most historic of the old Savannah River plantations. In early Colonial days mulberry trees were cultivated at Mulberry Grove for use in Georgia`s . . . — Map (db m8064) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Monteith — 25-4 — Washington's Southern Tour
On Augusta Road (State Highway 21/30), on the right when traveling west.
Near here stood Mulberry Grove, plantation home of General Nathanael Greene and Catherine Littlefield Greene. President George Washington twice visited the widowed Mrs. Greene at Mulberry Grove during the Southern tour of 1791. Traveling downriver . . . — Map (db m18640) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Montgomery — 025-66 — Site of Colonial Shipyard
On Shipyard Road 0.2 miles east of Ferguson Road, on the right when traveling west.
Approximately 300 yards northeast of this marker there was located in colonial days a shipyard where at least one vessel capable of engaging in overseas trade was built. The creek on which it stood is known as Shipyard Creek. The site of the . . . — Map (db m9399) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), near Isle of Hope — 73000614 — Bethesda(Boys Home)
On Old Montgomery Road, in the median.
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior — Map (db m55133) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Nicholsonboro — 025-92 — Nicholsonboro
On Coffee Bluff Road at Old Coffee Bluff Road / Nicholsonboro Circle, on the left when traveling east on Coffee Bluff Road.
Nicholsonboro Community grew out of the turmoil of the last year of the Civil War and the first years of Reconstruction. General W. T. Sherman's Special Field Order No. 15 reserved the sea islands from Charleston southward, plus abandoned rice . . . — Map (db m9389) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — "Hard 17"Eighth Air Force
   401st          614th Bomb Group   Squadron "Hard 17" R.J. Andrews    B D.H.Campbell    LWG J. Griset              N J.A. Gruman       P W.W. Harwell      BT K.M. Jacobson  RO L.T. Melton          CP R.R. . . . — Map (db m68660) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — "Hell's Angels" - "Might in Flight" 303rd Bombardment Group (H)
358th-359th-360th-427th Flight Squadrons supported by our essential dedicated Ground units 12 Sept to 11 June 1945 - AAF Station 107 Molesworth, Huntingdonshire, England Constituted 28 Jan 1942 _ Savannah, Georgia Inactivated 25 July . . . — Map (db m63687) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — "Nye's Annihilators"8th and 9th Air Force
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — "P T's Pirates"Eighth Air Force
On 175 Bourne Avenue..
     389th Bomb Group     565th    Squadron         In Memory of      "P T's Pirates"         Lt Paul T Wilkerson, Pilot         Lt Clyde S Sewell, Copilot     Lt Leroy S Campbell, Navigator     Lt Richard Sullivan, . . . — Map (db m70229) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — "Stubborn Jean"
401st                  612th Bomb Group (H)   Squadron Crew of the "Stubborn Jean" 1st Combat Related Aircraft Loss Of The 401st T Neag         Pilot      POW J P England    Co Pilot   KIA Okey . . . — Map (db m68466) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — The Resistance
Near Bourne Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
In Memory of the men and woman of the Resistance who risked their lives to come to the aid of the Allied Airmen 1942-45 We Will Never Forget Air Force Escape & Evasion Society — Map (db m63583) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 1st Lt. Harlan Leroy Cook
385th Bomb Group (H)  551st Bomb Squadron Great Ashfield  "The Mighty Eighth" 1st Lt. Harlan Leroy Cook August 27, 1920 - May 2, 2006 Enlisted Army Air Corps April 1942 Pilot Training California and Arizona April 22, . . . — Map (db m68090) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 20th Fighter Gp
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
Lest We Forget 20th Fighter Gp Dedicated By The 20th Fighter Group Association King's Cliffe, England Aug. 1943-Oct. 1945 55th Ftr Sqdn KI 77th Ftr Sqdn LC 79th Ftr Sqdn MC 97th Serv Gp In honor of our 85 . . . — Map (db m64716) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 2nd Lt Louis Howard BourgeaultEighth Air Force
Presented In His Memory By The Family And Friends Of 2nd Lt Louis Howard         Bourgeault          "Our Hero"           1921-1997 427th Sq       303rd BG Shot down by anti-aircraft guns over Berlin Germany - June 21, 1944 . . . — Map (db m69924) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 2nd Strategic Air Depot
In Memory Of Those Who Served 2nd Strategic Air Depot Little Staughton   Abbots Ripton World War II   1942 1945 Soldiers Together -- Brothers Forever — Map (db m64890) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 305th Bomb Group (H)
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
The Can Do Group Chelveston, England March 1942 - September 1945 480 Combat Missions 2 Medal of Honor 2 Presidential Citations In honor of all who served with the 305th, we proudly dedicate this memorial to the 787 valiant . . . — Map (db m65035) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy)
In Memory Of The 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) Eighth United States Army Air Force 311 Group combat bombing missions were flown from this airfield over occupied Europe between 1943-1945 175 B-17 Flying Fortresses and . . . — Map (db m64457) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 355th Fighter Group
(left) 355th Fighter Group And Support Units US 8th Air Force Activated Orlando FL 12 Nov 42 Arrived UK 6 Jul 43 First Combat Mission 14 Sep 43 Last Combat Mission 25 Apr 45 Over 1500 E/A Damaged - Destroyed . . . — Map (db m65650) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 356th Fighter Group
359th, 360th, 361st Hqtrs & Support Sqdns 413 Missions Flown - 278 Enemy Aircraft Destroyed With Loss of 72 Personnel... Operated From Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, England From October 1943 To May 1945. This Memorial is a . . . — Map (db m64881) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 364th Fighter Group
On 175 Bourne Avenue.
(North face) In Honored Memory To the gallent men of the 364th Fighter Group who gave their lives for the freedom of our country Greater Love Hath No Man 342 Missions 455 Enemy Aircraft Destroyed Honington, England, 8th . . . — Map (db m64792) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 36th BS RCM(Radar Counter Measures)
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
Alconbury, England 1945 Crew Of 1st Lt James Young 2nd Lt    James Pearigen        P 2nd Lt    Leon Hammer           N S/Sgt      Joseph O'Loughlin    E S/Sgt      Paul Schuchardt      R S/Sgt      Everett Miller       NG  S/Sgt . . . — Map (db m66641) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 379th Bombardment Group (H)
On Bourne Avenue.
K 379th Bombardment Group (H) Activated 26 November 1942 Boise, Idaho Assignment 1st Air Division 41st Combat Wing USAAF Station 117 Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, England . . . — Map (db m62774) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 384th Bombardment Group
(West face) The 384th Bombardment Group (H) - 8th Air Force of the United States of America flew from this airfield 1943 - 1945 (North side) This Memorial is a replica of the Memorial presently standing at . . . — Map (db m66816) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 385th Bombardment Group (H)Great Ashfield   Station 155
On 175 Bourne Avenue.
Activated    Feb 1943   297 Missions   2 Unit Citations    Regensburg       &    Zwickau  Aircraft Lost: 129   Lives Lost: 409  Deactivated  Aug 1945 Combat Units  HQ Squadron   548th Bomb Sqdn   549th Bomb Sqdn . . . — Map (db m64404) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 392nd Bomb Group8th Air Force
(West Face) 392nd Bomb Group 8th Air Force U.S. Army Air Forces Station 118 Wendling In Honor Of 825 Airmen Who Gave Their Lives And All Who Served With Them At This Base July 1943 - June 1945 (South Face) . . . — Map (db m64145) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
This Memorial Is Dedicated To The Everlasting Memory Of Those Air Crews And Support Units Who Served So Gallantly In World War II Station 131 Nuthampstead Hertfordshire, England — Map (db m64250) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 445th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Near 175 Bourne Avenue..
   Flying bombing missions out of their base at Tibenham,England, during World War II, the 445th Bombardment Group (H), 2nd Air Division, flew B-24 Liberators deep into Nazi-held Europe. The 700th, 701st, 702nd and 703rd Bombardment Squadrons(H) . . . — Map (db m66395) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 446th Bomb Group
8th Air Force World War II The D-Day Leaders B-24 Liberator Heavy Bomber Dedicated To The 447 Who Gave Their Lives In The Cause Of Freedom "Bungay Buckaroos"               704th                705th Bomb . . . — Map (db m65457) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 447th Bomb Group
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
Dedicated to those who served in the 447th Bomb Group during World War II Rattlesden England November 1943 to May 1945 Squadrons 708 709 710 711 447th Bomb Group — Map (db m66560) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 448th Bomb Group2nd Air Division 8th Air Force
We came from all states of the United States of America. Some were so young, just out of high school, But most in their late teens or young twenties. Eager to do what they could to Preserve Freedom We quickly learned our skills . . . — Map (db m65700) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 452nd Bomb Group
In Rememberence Of Those Who Served In The 452nd Bombardment Group Activated 1 June 1943 Deactivated 27 August 1945 728th, 729th, 730th, 731st Squadrons Base of Operations- Deopham Green, England 250 Combat Missions . . . — Map (db m64756) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 453rd Bomb Group
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
In Memory Of The Dauntless And Courageous Airmen Of The 453rd Liberator B-24 Bomb Group       Ramsay D Potts, Col       Commanding — Map (db m65092) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 457th Bombardment Group (H)Fait Accompli — (Fact Accomplished) —
Dedicated in Reverent Remembrance of those gallant airmen of the 457th Bombardment Group (H), United States Eighth Army Air Force, Station 130 Glatton, England, who in the service of their country gave their lives that Freedom . . . — Map (db m65955) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 466th Bomb Group (H)Eighth Air Force, Second Air Division
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
United States Army Air Force Station 120 Attlebridge Airfield March 1944 - July 1945 Flew 231 Combat Missions In B-24 "Liberator" Aircraft In an air offense over the continent: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland . . . — Map (db m65100) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 479th Fighter Group
Near 175 Bourne Avenue..
434th          435th Fighter Squadron    Fighter Squadron 436th Fighter Squadron 8th Air Force Wattisham, England 1944-1945 Lest We Forget "All The Young Men" Dedicated 17 Oct 1997 — Map (db m66382) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 486th Bombardment Group (H)
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Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 487th Bomb Group
To The Men Of The 487th Bomb Group (H) Lost In Action 1943 -- 1945 487th Bomb Group (H)     U.S. Army Air Force      836th Squadron                    8th Air Force                    837th Squadron                   Station . . . — Map (db m66147) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 489th Bomb Group1943 - 1945
Commander: Col. Ezekiel W. Napier Dep Commander: Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance Medal Of Honor Dedicated to all who served with the 489th and a memorial to those of the group who gave their lives in the cause of freedom and human dignity . . . — Map (db m65499) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 491st Bombardment Group (H)
Ringmasters "Last and Best" Mertfield and North Pickenham England 1944 - 1945 — Map (db m64328) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 493rd Bomb Group
The 493rd Bomb Group (H) Honors Those who served and those who died 1944 - 1945 — Map (db m65310) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 55th Fighter Group
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Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 56th Fighter Group
England 1943-1945 In Memory of Aheron F   Barron L Albert R   Batson S Albright E   Bokina C Allayaud D   Bracken G Allen J   Bradford R Allison R   Buchmiller L Baker W   Cagle O Barnum E   Cala B Calmes A   Dimmick . . . — Map (db m66912) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 7th Photo Recon Group
Near 175 Bourne Avenue..
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Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 801st / 492nd Bomb Group
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
Dedicated To The Men Of The 801st / 492nd Bomb Group Carpetbaggers Special Operations And Its Supporting Units Col. C.J. Heflin LTC R.W. Fish LTC J.W. Dickerson Squadrons: 36th/856th:     LTC R.A. St. . . . — Map (db m63922) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 904th Signal Co. Depot AVN
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Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 93rd BG   482nd BG (P)  389th BG8th Air Force
Lt Col Howard R Hinchman  P Capt Donald R Dahl         CP Lt Col Clarence W Neumann  N Capt Robert B Williams     B Col Ralph I Leslie         P  * FLt Ralph E Williams       CP * FLt James T Ryan           N  * FLt Veto A . . . — Map (db m69485) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 93rd Bomb Group (H) In Memory Of
93rd Bomb Group (H) WWII   8AF Ted's Traveling Circus Alconbury, England In Memory Of 2Lt Howard R. Gilbert, Bombardier T/Sgt David C. Miller, Engineer S/Sgt John E. Collins, Gunner S/Sgt Woodrow B. Murphy, Gunner Who lost . . . — Map (db m69619) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy)Squadrons: 328th, 329th, 330th, 409th
Alconbury and Hardwick, England North Africa: Three Tours WWII Strategic Bombing 1942 - 1945 In Memory of All Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In The Skies Over Europe During World War II To Preserve Our Freedoms. Dedicated To . . . — Map (db m64040) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 96th BG 339th BS - Shot Down8th Ar Force
96th BG   339th BS Shot Down 7th Mission 29 Nov 1943 1st Lt  Linwood D Langley  P *     2nd Lt  Berline Cipresso      CP *  2nd Lt  Jessie E Orrison      N •     2nd Lt Donald K Curtis        B *     T/Sgt Walter F . . . — Map (db m67088) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — A Crew Of Sky Queen
91st   324th BG      BS A Crew Of Sky Queen  1st Lt George McEwen    P 2nd Lt Frank Fornaca      CP 2nd Lt Edward Hoevet    B       F/O John Dickson       N  S/Sgt Robert Cleveland  E  S/Sgt Richard Hanley      R . . . — Map (db m109999) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Arky - Missy G   CrewEighth Air Force
305th Bomb GP (H)   366th Bomb Sq Serial #42-29553  (Arky) - (Missy G) In Memory Of Her Gallant Crew MIA - Aug 12th, 1943 1st Lt     Wright E Gerke    P  * 2nd Lt   Thomas Read        CP  * 2nd Lt   Joseph S Costa      N  * 2nd Lt . . . — Map (db m67433) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — B/G John S. AllardEighth Air Force
In Honor Of B/G John S. Allard 1897 - 1967 1917-18 Signal Corps (AAC) Army Air Force - July 1942 - January 1946 Staff - 12th Air Force Became Chief of Staff of Eighth Air Force under Lt/General James H Doolittle January 1944 . . . — Map (db m66333) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — B-24 Big Banner8th Air Force
44th BG   66th BS B-24 Big Banner Crashed Into Zuider Zee 22 Dec 43 FO Kent Miller                          P  KIA
2nd Lt Charles E Taylor       CP  POW 2nd Lt Frank A Passavant   N   KIA 2nd Lt Donald E Shaffer       B  KIA . . . — Map (db m67003) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Base Air Depot No. 2 Station 582 USAAFWarton, England
Near 175 Bourne Ave..
First marker: BAD 2 Warton, England, was established under the 8th Air Force Service Command, September 5, 1942. Its mission: the modification and repair of military aircraft. War planes coming from the United States would be adapted to . . . — Map (db m17126) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Black Thursday    Oct 14 1943Second Schweinfurt Memorial Association
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
In Memory Of The Courageous Airmen Of The United States Army 8th Air Force Who Against Overwhelming Odds And Savage Defiance Attacked And Severely Damaged The Ball Bearing Factories In Schweinfurt, Germany 14 October . . . — Map (db m63776) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Blitzing BetsyEighth Air Force
3/6/44 388 Bomb GP   562nd Sqdn P  1Lt Lowell H. Watts            POW CP 1Lt Robert M. Kennedy     POW N  1Lt Emmett J. Murphy       POW B  1st Lt Edward J Kelley       POW AE TSgt Joe B. Ramsey          POW RO TSgt Ivan N. . . . — Map (db m68343) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Near Bourne Ave..
The Boeing B-47 Stratojet bomber first flew on 17 December 1947, It was America's first swept-wing all jet bomber. There were over 2,000 B-47's produced, more than any other Free World bomber since WWII. This B-47 Stratojet (Serial . . . — Map (db m16622) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Butler's BumsEighth Air Force
34th BG   18th SQ "Butler's Bums" Mendelsham, Eng 1st Lt Robert H Butler              P F/O Delbert L Reynolds          CP 1st Lt Richard F Scully           N T/Sgt Dante Schifani               E T/Sgt Martin . . . — Map (db m67064) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Capt. Alfred L. Goodman
In Memory of Capt. Alfred L. Goodman 1922 - 1995 Pilot Eighth Air Force 493rd Bomb Group   861st Squadron Debach, England Shot Down Over Magdenburg On His 17th Mission 12 September 1944 POW   Stalag Luft I Until May . . . — Map (db m68774) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Col. Paul B. Jackson
Near 175 Bourne Avenue..
Aviation Pioneer Air Service 1919 - Air Force 1949 Chief Of Maintenance - BAD2 8th Army Air Force — Map (db m66272) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Control Tower8th Air Force
458th Bomb Group 1943-1945 Capt Robert C Sellers Lou Freiberg Jim Graham Harold Knox Herbert Perry James Smith Wes Huntress Horsham St Faith    Norwich, England — Map (db m66687) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Crew Of Fritz BlitzEigth Air Force
95th Bomb Group (H) 335th Squadron Crew Of Fritz Blitz B-17F  42-30272 1st Lt  P  Eldon J Broman         POW FO  CP  John H Chaffin            POW 2nd Lt  N   William H Fowler      POW 2nd Lt  B   Paul D Guiteras       POW . . . — Map (db m67143) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Crew of SugarfootEighth Air Force
100th Bomb Group   351st Squadron        Dedicated to the Crew of B17-G                Sugarfoot Shot down over North Sea, 11 Dec. 43 enroute to Emden, Germany 1st Lt James R Haddox      P  KIA 1st Lt John L . . . — Map (db m67332) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Destiny's Tot
Eighth Air Force 95th Bomb Group   336th Squadron Destiny's Tot B-17F P   R Smith   E&E   R    A Mele  E&E CP  W Booher  E&E    WG    T Onesi  POW N   L Feingold  E&E    WG   R Adams  POW B   W Tarkington E&E  . . . — Map (db m67204) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Dinah-Mite8th Air Force
34th Bomb Group   18th Squadron Dinah-Mite 2nd Lt George Mehling   P 2nd Lt Wendell Huntley  CP  KIA 2nd Lt Russell Harris       B  KIA FO Harrison Britton         N SSgt Steve Niatus            E SSgt Jack Share               RO . . . — Map (db m67055) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — In Memory Of...Best Of Friends
Capt George M Perry - Pilot "Best Man" B-24 467th BG   791st BS 1st LT Warren E Thrun - Pilot "Tommy Thumper"   B-24 34th BG   4th BS 2nd LT Louis E Wetzel -Co-Pilot "Devils Daughter"   B-17 390th BG   570th BS KIA . . . — Map (db m66948) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — James H. DoolittleReplica of grave marker in Arlington National Cemetery — Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum —
Medal of Honor, Gen, US Air Force, WWII, Korea, Dec. 14, 1896 Sep 27, 1993, DSM & OLC, Silver Star — Map (db m93117) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Korean War"The Forgotten War"
Near Bourne Avenue.
(West face) In Honor of the Men and Women Who Served in the Armed Forces of The United States During the Period June 1950 to July 1953    On 25 June 1950 the army of communist North Korea, The Democratic Peoples Republic of . . . — Map (db m51300) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Lace's AcesEighth Air Force
96th Bomb Group   339th Squadron Snetterton - Heath, England      1943 - 1945 Shot down on their 15 mission 4 Mar 1944 in A/C 42-30412 Mischief Maker II near Waterloo, Belgium The first Air Force Mission to Berlin P  1Lt Paul . . . — Map (db m67346) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Lazy DaisyEighth Air Force
  384th BG            545th BS                 Lazy Daisy Down over Magdeburg, Germany 28 Sept 44 1st Lt James J Brodie            P   KIA 1st Lt Lloyd O Vevle            CP   KIA Capt   George M Hawkins     N   POW . . . — Map (db m68024) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Lewis Elton Lyle379th Bombardment Group (H) Commander 10/11/1944 - 5/5/1945
Near Bourne Avenue.
The 379th led the 8th Air Force in all categories under commanders Colonel Maurice Preston and Colonel Lewis Lyle. Colonel Lyle led the Grand Slam Group through a period of excellence that established it as one of the elite fighting . . . — Map (db m63735) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Lt. Alpheus L. Kilmer CrewEighth Air Force — Aircraft type : B-17G serial number: 42-107207 —
401st BG    614th BS Shot Down May 30, 1944 Everingin Germany P   A L Kilmer   POW CP   J M Hunter   POW N   W C Griggs   POW B   J H Wilson   POW RO   R L Brooks  KIA E/TT  D F Deitsch   POW BT   E M Gormley   KIA TG . . . — Map (db m68488) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Lt. Colonel James A. VerinisEighth Air Force 91st Bomb Group   324th Squadron
Near Bourne Avenue.
Connecticut Yankee Memphis Belle Bassingbourne, England Best known as the co-pilot of the famous B-17 The Memphis Belle, immortalized in William Wylers' documentary film "Memphis Belle" in 1943. In 1990 Warner Bros. in Hollywood made a . . . — Map (db m66191) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Lt. J E Bass Pilot and Crew(B-17G #42-97498 Padded Cell II)
      358th BS   303rd  BG Shot Down Over Bricey, Fr. 6 Feb 1944 Lt       J E Bass                P      POW Lt        J R Burns              CP   KIA Lt       M B Abernathy     N      POW Lt        M S Zientar            B      POW . . . — Map (db m67401) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — McDonnell F-4C Phantom
On Bourne Ave.
A masterpiece of engineering, the F-4 was originally designed for use aboard Navy aircraft carriers. In 1962 the Air Force adopted a ground attack version of the F-4 after it had easily outperformed its F-106 in head-to-head competition. The F-4 . . . — Map (db m13306) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Members Of The Rüsselsheim Death March"Wham! Bam! Thank you, Ma'm" — 491st Bomb Group (H) 854th Squadron —
Forever In Our Memory The Crew Of "Wham! Bam! Thank you, Ma'm" Members Of The Rüsselsheim Death March August 26, 1944 2nd Lt. Norman J. Rogers Jr.            P 2nd Lt. John N. Sekul                        CP F/O Haigus . . . — Map (db m64292) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Merle C. OlmstedM/SCT. U.S.A. (Ret.) 1923-2008
U.S.A.A.C.                Historian           U.S.A.F.            357th Fighter Group U.S. Army Aviation    8th Air Force       1942 -1985                                                 — Map (db m66289) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG- 17A
Near Bourne Ave., on the left.
Introduced in 1951, the MiG-17 remained on frontline duty with many Warsaw Pact countries and their client states well into the 1980s. Developed too late for the Korean War, the MiG-17 went on to see action in Vietnam and in several of the African . . . — Map (db m13307) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Ol' Buddy8th Air Force
First Crew - 20 Missions 34th Bomb Group   7th Squadron Mendelsham, England 1944-1945 Killed in Action 1st Lt Leslie C Carter               Pilot 2nd Lt Robert A Koch              Co-Pilot 2nd Lt John J . . . — Map (db m67001) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Our Beloved Brothers
2nd Lt Nicholas A Constantinos 445 BG  701 Sq     KIA 5-8-44 RM3 William A Constantinos USS Shark II     KIA 10-24-44 — Map (db m68819) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Pandora's BoxEighth Air Force
   388th BG (H)    561st BS         Pandora's Box Down 10 Feb 44 - Nordlehne, Belgium 2nd Lt Phillip C Evans     KIA   Lowell, Mass  2nd Lt Lewis C Heatly     KIA   Granite, OK 2nd Lt William J DeVine   POW   Chicago, IL . . . — Map (db m68400) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Patsy Ann IIEighth Air Force
Deputy Lead, First Flight D-Day and Next 23 Missions Harold Morrison  P   Ty Shanley  TG Shot Down On Mission 34 * Dominic Yocco  RO  # Jim Moos  B # CB Murphy  CP  # Frank Wholley  N # Bill Rausch  E  # Allen Schneider  BTG # . . . — Map (db m70248) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — R22 — Pooler StationElevated Tent Camps — March to the Sea Heritage Trail —
Near Triplett Park Drive (U.S. 80) 0.2 miles south of U.S. 80.
On Friday, December 9, 1864, the more than 11,000 troops of Union Major General Francis P. Blair, Jr.'s 17th Corps approached Pooler, Station No. 1 on the Central Railroad. Major General William T. Sherman noticed a column of soldiers marching in a . . . — Map (db m127223) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Rackheath Station 145467th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Near 175 Bourne Avenue..
(South face) 2nd Air Division 8th Air Force United States Army Air Force Under the Command of Colonel Albert Shower Flew 212 Combat Missions 5538 Aircraft Sorties With losses of 235 airmen 46 aircraft in B24 . . . — Map (db m64287) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Reinhardt M. King & Crew8th Air Force
381 BG    534 SQ Neil Wright Jr   CP Edward McGlynn   N    Francis Petrillo   B Maynard Unger      R    Cecil Floura         E Robert Dwyer      LW    Julius Mann         RW Albert Pollard      BT    Joseph Lyons      TG Schweinfurt . . . — Map (db m67979) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — 025-70 — Sherman at Pooler
On U.S. 80 near Rogers Street, on the left when traveling west.
On Dec. 9, 1864, troops of Mower`s division, 17th Corps, of Gen. Sherman`s army (U.S.) , which was closing in on Savannah, advanced to Pooler after suffering losses through the day from artillery mounted on a RR flat car, torpedoes planted on the . . . — Map (db m10630) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Silver ChiefEighth Air Force
North McKenham   492nd Bomb Group    England                         Crew 715      The Ten Little Indians Lt Irvan Gains  P      T/Sgt Archie MacIntyre  RO Lt Thomas Leggett  CP   S/Sgt Joyce Freeman  G Lt Walter . . . — Map (db m68978) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Sittin' Pretty
96th    337th Bomb Group   Squadron Sittin' Pretty Lt Charles L Shinault     P Lt Harold L Barlow     P Lt John B Connell     CP Lt Rex L Maluy          N Lt Fred A Huston     B T/Sgt William H Wayland     E T/Sgt Robert L . . . — Map (db m67216) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Stanley's Stalwarts8th Air Force
379th BG   527 BS Kimbolton, England P      S W Cebuhar            POW CP   D C Reopelle            POW N      A M Thomas             LBC   B      R G Engstrand        POW  NG   L H Gates                  POW FE   L F . . . — Map (db m67866) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Swiss Tribute to WW II Combat Aircrewmen USAAF
In Memory of The gallant combat aircrewmen of the USAAF, 8th, 9th, 12th, & 15 Air Forces who were left in Switzerland, 1943-1945 during WW 2, with "Everlasting Friends" — Map (db m63679) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — The 339th FTR Grp, 8th A.F.
In Memory Of Our Comrades Killed In Action And Those From The Group And Support Units Who Have Followed Them In The Years Since VE-Day Commanders: Col John B Henry, Col William C Clark First Combat Mission: 30 April 1944 - Last . . . — Map (db m65332) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — The Duchess8th Air Force
Near Bourne Avenue.
330th Bomb SQ    93rd Bomb GP Last Crew Of The Duchess Lt David W Thompson          P Lt Waldron L Snyder *          CP Lt Robert L Warner                B Lt James A Ivain                     N Capt Miles R League            CMDP . . . — Map (db m67066) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — The Fighting Scouts Of The 8th Air Force
Near 175 Bourne Avenue.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — The Weixler's
Service To God & Country Lt. Com. H.J. Weikler US Navy Apr 1934 - May 1959 Sgt. E.M. Weixler US Army 796th AA June1943 - Feb 1946 Pfc. R.H. Weixler, Sr. Mighty 8th USAAF Nov 1942 - Sept 1945 Cpl. G.M. Weixler 73rd Tank . . . — Map (db m67027) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — To The War Time Mothers of America
This marker is dedicated to my mother Mrs. Sarah MacIntyre and my mother in law Mrs. Zola Swift who like millions of other mothers joined together with their sons and daughters to rid the world of the evils of the empires of Germany and . . . — Map (db m65234) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Tribute to Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin
Near Bourne Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
This plaque is placed in honor of Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin who parachuted into the Dordogne Region of France on the night of June 10, 1944 to help French Partison troops distrupt the enemy following the invasion at . . . — Map (db m63606) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — Vietnam War Memorial
Near Bourne Avenue.
Dedicated to the 2.7 million men and woman in the U.S. Military who served in the Vietnam War from 1957-1975 and to the 58,245 who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the Vietnemese people ( Map of Southeast Asia ) We are honored . . . — Map (db m18248) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — World's Top Mustang Ace
Near 175 Bourne Avenue..
George E. Preddy, Jr. World's Top Mustang Ace 487th Fighter Squadron Crew Chief: S/Sgt Lew Lunn Asst: Cpl Red McVay Arm: Sgt M.G. Kuhaneck 328th Fighter Squadron Crew Chief: S/Sgt Arthur Snyder Asst: Sgt Bill Kiltie . . . — Map (db m66502) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Pooler — WW II Bombardiers
Near Bourne Avenue.
To The Memory And Honor Of WW II Bombardiers " The greatest bombing planes in the world take him into battle through every opposition and in thirty seconds over the target he must vindicate the greatest responsibility ever placed . . . — Map (db m63598) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Port Wentworth — Atlantic Coastal Highway Through Georgia
On North Coastal Highway (Georgia Route 25), on the right when traveling west.
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
Georgia (Chatham County), Port Wentworth — 025-79 — Battle Between Confederate Gunboats and Union Field Artillery(December 12, 1864)
On South Coastal Highway (State Highway 25) near Oxnard Drive, on the right when traveling north.
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
Georgia (Chatham County), Port Wentworth — Historic Ship Anchor(Admiralty Style) — *1800-1865* —
On Interstate 95, on the right when traveling south.
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
Georgia (Chatham County), Port Wentworth — 25-28 — Houston Baptist
On Augusta Road (State Highway 21) at Old Augusta Road (Old State Highway 21), on the right when traveling west on Augusta Road.
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
Georgia (Chatham County), Port Wentworth — 025-78 — Indian Trading Post: Home of Mary Musgrove
On South Coastal Highway (State Highway 25) near Oxnard Drive.
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 m12556) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Port Wentworth — 25-39 — Richmond Baptist Church
On State Highway 21, on the right when traveling south.
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
Georgia (Chatham County), Sandfly — 25-17 — Sandfly
On Skidaway Road near Montgomery Cross Road, on the right when traveling north.
Established by African Americans in the nineteenth century, Sandfly is centered around the intersection of Montgomery Crossroad and Skidaway Road. Many families in this community trace their ancestry to former slaves from nearby Wormsloe Plantation, . . . — Map (db m89794) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — "A World Apart"
On W River Street, on the left when traveling east.
World War II Memorial Honoring all veterans of Chatham County who gave their lives to retain the freedom of the United States of America and saved the world from tyranny — Map (db m53069) WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — "Jingle Bells"
On Habersham Street near Macon Street, on the left.
James L. Pierpont (1822-1893), composer of "Jingle Bells", served as music director of this church in the 1850s when it was a Unitarian Church located on Oglethorpe Square. Son of the noted Boston reformer, Rev. John Pierpont, he was the brother of . . . — Map (db m5817) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — "Tyrants Fall In Every Foe Liberty's In Every Blow"
On East Oglethorpe Avenue at Bull Street, in the median on East Oglethorpe Avenue.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 105 East Oglethorpe Avenue
On East Oglethorpe Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 1812 Wesley Chapel
On Oglethorpe Avenue at Lincoln Street, on the left when traveling east on Oglethorpe Avenue.
Savannah Methodism's first church building was erected on this corner of Lincoln and South Broad (now Oglethorpe) streets in 1812 by its first pastor, Rev. James Russell. Bishop Francis Asbury preached twice in Wesley Chapel on November 21, 1813. In . . . — Map (db m5447) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 1996 Olympic Yachting Cauldron
Near E. River Street near the ramp up to E. Bay St..
This cauldron was lit with the original Olympic flame from Olympia, Greece at the Savannah Opening Ceremony, July 20, 1996, and burned throughout the Centennial Olympic Games in Savannah, Georgia, site of the Olympic Yachting events. The five . . . — Map (db m5568) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — A Changing Landscape
Reported missing.
How old is this forest? Prior to the early 1800's Cockspur Island was primarily a grassy salt marsh interspersed with a few, small, forested hammocks. But things were about to change. In 1829 the army began installing drainage canals and a dike . . . — Map (db m63708) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — A. Douglass Strobhar
On East St Julian Street near Houston Street, on the left when traveling west.
This Chapel Is Dedicated To A. Douglass Strobhar As a mark of esteem and affection by the Board of Managers of the Savannah Port Society It is a tribute to his loyality and unfailing faithfulness since he became a member of the board . . . — Map (db m6904) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — African American Monument
On River Street near Bull Street, on the left when traveling south.
We were stolen, sold and bought together from the African Continent We got on the slave ships together, we lay back to belly in the holds of the slave ships in each others excrement and urine together. Sometimes died together and our lifeless . . . — Map (db m5278) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-33 — American Grand Prize Races1910 and 1911 Vanderbilt Cup Race, 1911
On Waters Avenue at East 46th Street, on the right when traveling south on Waters Avenue.
On each side of Waters Avenue at this site stood the grandstands built for the famous Savannah automobile races in 1910 and 1911. The starting and finishing line was located in front of the stands. On November 12, 1910, David Bruce-Brown won . . . — Map (db m5953) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of FreemansonrySavannah, Georgia
On Macon Street at Bull Street, on the left when traveling east on Macon Street.
The Scottish rite of freemasonry was introduced into Georgia in 1792 by the brother Abraham Jacobs. The first degrees of the rite of perfection to be communicated in Savannah were on April 17,1796, when Jacobs conferred the degrees on James Clark, . . . — Map (db m5655) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-89 — Andrew Bryan
On West Bryan Street, on the right when traveling west.
Andrew Bryan was born at Goose Creek, S.C. about 1716. He came to Savannah as a slave and here he was baptized by the Negro missionary, the Reverend George Leile, in 1781. Leile evacuated with the British in 1782 at the close of the American . . . — Map (db m15624) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Andrew Low House
On Abercorn Street at East Charlton Street, on the right when traveling south on Abercorn Street.
329 Abercorn Street Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1848 — Map (db m89125) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-17B — Archibald Bulloch
Near East Oglethorpe Ave.
"This is no time to talk of moderation; in the present instance it ceases to be a virtue." Speech to Provincial Congress, JUNE ?, 1776 Foremost among Georgia's Revolutionary patriots stood Archibald Bulloch whose remains rest in this . . . — Map (db m5335) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Armstrong Junior College
On Bull Street near Gaston Street, on the right when traveling south.
Armstrong Junior College was founded on this site May 27, 1935 by the City of Savannah under the guidance of Mayor Thomas Gamble. The college was named for George Ferguson Armstrong (1868-1924), a native of Guyton, Georgia, who had this house . . . — Map (db m5472) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Arts & Crafts Emporium
On East River Street 0.1 miles west of River Street Access, on the left when traveling east.
Historic Marker In 1739 General Oglethorpe thought about a unique concept whereas a historian could find unusual collectables and local art works.

Now up these stairs in the heart of historic Savannah you can find these treasures at Arts & . . . — Map (db m127964) HM

Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-10 — Attack on British LinesOctober 9, 1779
Near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard / West Broad St. near Liberty Street.
Over this ground, hallowed by the valor and the sacrifice of the soldiery of America and of France, was fought October 9, 1779, one of the bloodiest battles of the Revolution when Savannah, which the British had possessed for several months, was . . . — Map (db m5448) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Augusta Road
On Charlton Street at Bull Street, on the left when traveling east on Charlton Street.
Northwest of this spot, on Liberty and West Broad Streets began the Augusta road, one of the oldest in Georgia. — Map (db m6818) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Barnard House
On Lincoln Street near East York Street, on the left when traveling south.
This federal style house was constructed in the late Eighteenth Century as the residence of William Barnard, nephew of Sir John Barnard who, while serving in the British Parliament distinguished himself as a patron of the Georgia Colony The . . . — Map (db m9166) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Battle of Savannah
On Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd near Louisville Rd.
En l'honneur des valliants Français qui se sont sacrifiés en cet endroit pour notre liberté le 9 Octobre, 1779 In honor of the valiant Frenchmen who gave their lives on this battlefield for our freedom on 9 October, 1779 Les . . . — Map (db m18455) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-34 — Beach Institute
On East Harris Street at Price Street, on the right when traveling west on East Harris Street.
The Beach Institute began in 1867 as the first school in Savannah erected specifically for the education of African Americans. It was named for Alfred Ely Beach, benefactor and editor of Scientific American . Following the Civil War, . . . — Map (db m15681) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Beaulieu Plantation
On Beaulieu Avenue near Butler Street.
Granted 1739 to William Stephens Secretary Colony Of Georgia 1737 - 1740 President 1743 - 1751 Here in 1779 under Count D'Estaing the French landed to join the Americans under General Lincoln in the seige Of Savannah . . . — Map (db m9149) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Big Duke Fire Alarm Bell Memorial
On East Oglethorpe Avenue near Abercorn Street, in the median.
( Front) Chatham County Firefighters Memorial Last Alarm Firefighters who have died in the line of duty John Butler Fireman 1865 SFD Charles Schreck Fireman 1871 SFD George Puder Fireman 1873 SFD William L. Harroid Hoseman . . . — Map (db m5641) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-86 — Birthplace of Eighth Air Force
On Bull Street at Park Avenue, on the right on Bull Street.
On 28 January 1942, the Eighth Air Force, was activated in the adjacent building, a National Guard Armory at the time. Having moved to England, the Eighth was ready on 17 August to test the theory that daylight bombing raids could be made with . . . — Map (db m4396) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Birthplace of Girl Scouting
On Drayton St, on the right when traveling east.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-42 — Birthplace of John C. Frémont
On 500 Block West Bay Street, on the left when traveling west.
One of two native Georgians who served as generals in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, John C. Frémont was born nearby on January 21, 1813. As an army officer, his 1840s explorations of the American West gained him fame as the . . . — Map (db m62765) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low
On Bull Street at Oglethorpe Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Bull Street.
(Top): Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low Founder of Girl Scouts In The United States Owned and Operated By The Girl Scouts Of The U.S.A. (Bottom): The Juliette Gordon Low birthplace Has Been Designated A . . . — Map (db m5582) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-34 — Birthplace of Juliette Low(1860-1927) — Founder of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. —
On East Oglethorpe Avenue at Bull Street, in the median on East Oglethorpe Avenue.
In the house that stands opposite this marker, Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, was born, October 31, 1860. It was her girlhood home until her marriage there in 1886 to William Low, an Englishman, then . . . — Map (db m5581) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-46 — Birthplace of the University Of GeorgiaMeeting Place of Legislature in 1785
On East Bay Street near Drayton Street, on the right when traveling west.
Directly across Bay Street from this marker formerly stood the brick building. Built in late colonial days and known as the “Coffee House.” In which the Legislature of Georgia met in 1785. Owned by Thomas Stone, it was described in a . . . — Map (db m6668) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Blacksmith Shop
Near Louisville Road 0.2 miles east of West Boundary Street, on the right when traveling east.
The Blacksmith Shop had 13 forges. The railroad complex needed blacksmiths to forge iron locomotive and rolling stock parts, hinges and other hardware for buildings and also tools and equipment. Some of the forged parts were sent to the Machine . . . — Map (db m70283) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Boiler Room
Near Louisville Road 0.2 miles east of West Boundary Street, on the right when traveling east.
The Boiler Room supplied power for the entire complex. The ornate design of this building symbolizes the importance of its function to the site. The Boiler Room was the heart of the site, pumping steam power and heat throughout the complex. . . . — Map (db m70284) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Brick Pillar
On Ferguson Avenue at Old Montgomery Road, on the left when traveling south on Ferguson Avenue.
This brick pillar represents the remnants of the former Bethesda Arch that was erected in 1940 as part of Bethesda’s 200th anniversary celebration. The original arch, designed by Hugh Tallant and funded in part by the Trustee’s Garden Club, was . . . — Map (db m55165) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — British Evacuation
On West Park Avenue near Bull Street, in the median.
Commemorative of the British Evacuation Of Savannah 1782 Presented to the City of Savannah By the Lachlan McIntosh Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution 1904 — Map (db m10356) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Button Gwinnett
Near East Oglethorpe Avenue.
This Memorial to Button Gwinnett Born 1735       Died 1777 Georgia Signer of The Declaration of Independence President of Georgia Whose remains, buried in this cemetery, are believed to lie entombed hereunder. Was erected by the . . . — Map (db m5424) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-3 — Candler Hospital
Near Reynolds Street.
Georgia's first hospital, Candler is the second oldest continuously operating hospital in the United States. Its history began in the 1730s when Methodist missionary George Whitfield brought medicines to treat sick seamen and the poor. . . . — Map (db m15928) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-55 — Capt. Denis N. Cottineau (1745-1808)
On Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling north.
This grave links Savannah with one of history's greatest naval dramas - the epic fight in 1779 between the "Bon Homme Richard" and "Serapis" in which John Paul Jones immortalized himself. Denis Nicolas Cottineau de Kerloguen received a commission . . . — Map (db m5339) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Captain Charles Floyd1747 - 1820
Near Martin Luther King Boulevard (West Broad Street).
Captain Floyd was a member 1775-1777 of the South Carolina First Council of Safety which raised a militia company, the "St. Helena Guards" affiliated with the "Liberty Boys" whose motto was "Liberty or Death." In 1781 he served with . . . — Map (db m64310) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Captain Denis Cottineau De Kerloguen
Near Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling north.
In Honor and Grateful Memory of Captain Denis Cottineau De Kerloguen who was born in Nantes, France and died in Savannah Ga., November 20, 1808, aged 63 Years. In the war for American Independence he fought with John Paul Jones in the famous . . . — Map (db m6452) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-8 — Capture of Savannah December 29, 1778
On East Liberty Street near Randolph Street, in the median.
When the British attacked Savannah on December 29, 1778, the defending Continental forces, numbering about 650 men under command of Maj. Gen. Robert Howe, were posted across Sea Island Road (now Wheaton street) approximately 100 yards east of this . . . — Map (db m6580) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-51 — Capture of the USS "Water Witch"
On Dancy Avenue 0.1 miles east of Rockwell Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
In May, 1864, the USS "Water Witch" (80 officers and men and 4 guns), Lt. Comdr. Austin Pendergrast, USN, was on patrol duty in Ossabaw Sound. On the 31st, Flag Officer Wm. W. Hunter, CSN, assigned Lt. Thos. P. Pelot, CSN, to command a boat . . . — Map (db m5945) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-25 — Casimir Pulaski
Near Bull Street near Wayne Street, on the left when traveling north.
The great Polish patriot to whose memory this monument is erected was mortally wounded approximately one-half mile northwest of this spot during the assault by the French and American forces on the British lines around Savannah, October 9, 1779. . . . — Map (db m5483) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-28 — Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
On East Harris Street near Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling north.
The congregation of St. John the Baptist formed in the late eighteenth century when French émigrés fleeing revolutions in France and Haiti found refuge in Savannah. The Church of St. John the Baptist became a cathedral in 1850 when the Diocese of . . . — Map (db m6021) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Central of GeorgiaDepot and Train Shed
On Martin Luther King Boulevard near Louisville Road.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Central of Georgia
On W. Jones St. near Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd..
Welcome to the Central of Georgia railroad repair shops of Savannah You are entering the heart of the Central of Georgia railroad complex in Savannah. This " miniature city " produced much of what was needed for the construction and repair . . . — Map (db m18459) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Central Of Georgia RailroadShops & Terminal
Near West Jones Street near Martin Luther King. Jr. Boulevard.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Central Railroad & Bank Bldg.
On East Bay Street at Bull Street on East Bay Street.
Georgia Historical Society records show that this building, built in 1853 for the Central Railroad & Bank was confiscated by Gen. Wm. T. Sherman's Union Army Forces as the military hdqrs. of the Post Commandant, Gen. J.W. Geary during the . . . — Map (db m6477) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-14 — Charity Hospital and Training School for Nurses
On West 36th Street, on the right when traveling west.
This was the site of the first hospital in Savannah to train African-American doctors and nurses. Named for Doctors Cornelius and Alice McKane, it began on June 1, 1896, when a small group of African Americans received a charter to operate the . . . — Map (db m11703) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Charles Pidcock1756 - 1836
Near Martin Luther King Boulevard (West Broad Street), on the right when traveling south.
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Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-54 — Chatham Artillery's"Washington Guns"
On Bay Street, on the right when traveling west.
These cannon, which were captured when Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown in the American Revolution, were a gift to the Chatham Artillery by President George Washington - a mark of his appreciation for the part the local military company . . . — Map (db m5517) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-53 — Chatham Artillery's"Washington Guns"
On Bay Street, on the right when traveling west.
These bronze cannon were presented to the Chatham Artillery by President Washington after his visit to Savannah in 1791. Of English and French make, respectively, they are excellent examples of the art of ordnance manufacture in the 18th century. . . . — Map (db m5519) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-5 — Christ ChurchThe Mother Church of Georgia
On Bull Street, on the left when traveling north.
This Episcopal Church was the first house of worship established with the founding of Georgia in 1733. Early rectors included the Rev. John Wesley (1736-37), who began the earliest form of Sunday school and published the first English hymnal in . . . — Map (db m5304) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Christ Church
On Bull Street near E. Congress St., on the right when traveling south.
† I.H.S. Christ Church Founded A.D. 1733. Chartered 1789. Destroyed by Fire 1796. Rebuilt & enlarged 1803. Injured by a hurricane 1804. Constructed anew 1810. Taken down, and This Edifice Erected 1838. Partially . . . — Map (db m13665) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Christ Church Parish House
On Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling north.
(upper marker): Christ Church Parish House (lower marker): The hand wrought weather vane atop this building is from the 12th century church of Cranham, Essex, England where Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe is . . . — Map (db m6115) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 7 — Christmas in Savannah 1864
On E. River St..
For, Savannah, Christmas 1864 was anything but a time for merriment. Almost four years of war had taken the lives of thousands of Georgians, destroyed millions of dollars in property and left the state in chaos. As the holiday approached, so did . . . — Map (db m19422) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Cisterns
Near Houston Street at East Mc Donough Street, on the left when traveling south.
Many of the city’s squares contained water cisterns to aid in firefighting. They were kept filled with water and weekly reports of the condition and water depth were made to the City Council. Their depth ranged from 9 feet 2 inches to 13 feet 5 . . . — Map (db m133138) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — City Plan of Savannah
On W Congress Street near Bull Street, on the left when traveling east.
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark City Plan of Savannah               Presented 1978 — Map (db m67944) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-32 — Col. James S. McIntosh (1784-1847)
On Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling north.
James S. McIntosh achieved an immortal record of gallantry in the War of 1812 and in the War with Mexico. In 1814 he saw considerable action on the Canadian border, he was severely wounded at Buffalo. In the Mexican War, Col. McIntosh was . . . — Map (db m81621) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Col. John Jones
Near Louisville Road.
1759-1852 Colonel Jones was a North Carolina Partisan Ranger in the Continental Army. Jones was wounded at Pacolett River, NC on July 14, 1780. — Map (db m6517) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Col. John White
Near Martin Luther King Boulevard (West Broad Street).
A former British Naval surgeon who settled in America, he commanded the 4th Georgia Continental Battalion which marched from New York to Georgia. Called the "Hero of the Ogeechee," he and only six men captured a force of 152 British . . . — Map (db m64377) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Colonel Mordecai Sheftall
Near Louisville Road.
1735 - 1797 As Deputy Commissary General of Issues for Georgia and South Carolina, Colonel Sheftall was the highest ranking Jewish officer in the Revolutionary War. Captured by the British in the Battle of Savannah, Dec. 29, 1778, Sheftall . . . — Map (db m6571) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Colonial Dames House1928 — (The Andrew Low House) —
On Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling south.
Georgia Society of the Colonial Dames of America This house was built by Andrew Low about 1848 Among the distinguished guests who visited here were William Makepeace Thackeray in 1853 and 1856 General Robert E. Lee in 1870 Home of . . . — Map (db m13550) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-20 — Colonial Park
Near Oglethorpe Ave at Abercorn St, on the right.
This cemetery, the second in colonial Savannah, was the burying ground for the city from about 1750 until it was closed against burials in 1853. Among the distinguished dead who rest here are Archibald Bulloch, first President of Georgia; James . . . — Map (db m5313) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-75 — Colonial Town GateDavenport House
On E. State Street near Habersham, on the left when traveling west.
In 1757, during the administration of royal Governor Henry Ellis, a line of earthwork defenses, including a palisade, was erected around Savannah. Immediately west of this marker was located Bethesda Gate, one of the six entrances into the town. . . . — Map (db m5356) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-49 — Colored Library Association of Savannah
On East Henry Street at Java Place, on the left on East Henry Street.
In 1906, eleven African-American men formed the Colored Library Association of Savannah and established the Library for Colored Citizens. They acquired the original collection from personal libraries and public donations of books and periodicals. In . . . — Map (db m108955) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Colored Shopmen's Locker & Lavatory
Near Louisville Road 0.2 miles east of West Boundary Street, on the right when traveling east.
The railroad provided separate washroom facilities for whites and African-Americans. Facilities and opportunities were quite different for black and white people historically in the segregated South. Jim Crow laws required “separate but . . . — Map (db m70293) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-40 — Comer HouseJefferson Davis
Near Bull Street at Taylor Street, on the left when traveling north.
Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America, was a guest in 1886 in the house on the northeast corner of Bull and Taylor Streets. The residence (built about 1880) was at that time the home of Hugh M. Comer, President of . . . — Map (db m5983) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 5 — Confederate Savannah
On East River Street, on the left when traveling east.
The election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 brought years of festering political differences between Southern and Northern states to a head. In mid-January 1861 Georgia delegates voted to secede from the Union. The April 1861 bombardment and surrender . . . — Map (db m19676) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-77 — Congregation Mickve Israel(Founded 1733)
On Bull Street at East Taylor Street, on the right when traveling north on Bull Street.
The oldest Congregation now practicing Reform Judism in the United States. Mickve Israel was founded by a group of Jews, mainly of Spanish-Portuguese extraction, which landed at Savannah, July 11, 1733, five months after the establishment of the . . . — Map (db m5298) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Conrad Aiken
On Oglethorpe Avenue, in the median.
Conrad Aiken, Poet and Man of Letters, was born in Savannah on August 5, 1889, and lived at No. 228 (opposite) until 1901. After the tragic deaths of his parents, he was moved to New England. Most of his writing career was divided between Cape Cod, . . . — Map (db m5310) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Construction of Fort Jackson
Near Fort Jackson Road.
(Panel one) In the early years of the 19th century, the United States was a fledgling nation with a population of 7,700,000, a standing army of 6,700, and a navy of only 12 ships. The Americans were vastly outnumbered by the major . . . — Map (db m25014) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 11 — Crossing the Savannah
On East River Street, on the right when traveling south.
Although the Savannah River provided an avenue to the sea, it also presented a barrier to overland travel and transportation. Rochester Ferry, later named Screven's Ferry, was established in 1762 and connected Savannah with a roadway in South . . . — Map (db m19450) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-51 — CSS Georgia: The "Ladies' Gunboat"
Near Woodcock Street/Fort Jackson Road 1.2 miles north of East President Street, on the right when traveling north.
Fearful of U.S. invasion during the Civil War, two Macon women prompted a statewide campaign to build an ironclad vessel for the protection of Georgia's coastal and riverside towns. By March 1862, the Ladies Gunboat Association had formed to raise . . . — Map (db m133215) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — De Lyon - De La Motta Cemetery
On Cohen Street 0.1 miles east of West Boundry Street.
Family Burial Ground of Levi Sheftall commonly known as the De Lyon - De La Motta Cemetery Dedicated 1773 used about 80 years — Map (db m13322) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Dr. Noble W. Jones1723 -1805
Near Martin Luther King Boulevard (West Broad Street) when traveling south.
He was a physician and planter who also served as Speaker of the Georgia Assembly during the Royal and Revolutionary Period. Imprisoned by the British, he later held a seat in the Continental Congress and Ga's Constitutional . . . — Map (db m64444) HM WM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-31 — Dr. Wm. A. Caruthers (1802-46)Early American Novelist
On Hull Street at Bull Street, on the left when traveling west on Hull Street.
One block west of this marker -- at the northwest corner of Hull and Whitaker Streets -- stood, formerly, the residence of William Alexander Caruthers, Virginia's earliest significant novelist. He resided in Savannah for several years before his . . . — Map (db m5920) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Drop Table
Near Louisville Road 0.2 miles east of West Boundary Street, on the right when traveling east.
The Drop Table is located in the Roundhouse. It is a device that enabled mechanics to remove the axles and wheels of a locomotive easily. This allowed repairs to the wheel assembly and to otherwise inaccessible parts of the locomotive. The Drop . . . — Map (db m70290) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-22 — Duellist's Grave
Near E. Oglethorpe Ave..
The epitaph to James Wilde on the nearby tomb is a melancholy reminder of the days of duelling and, particularly, of a tragic affair of honor fought January 16, 1815, on the Carolina side of the river near Savannah. Lieutenant Wilde was shot through . . . — Map (db m5376) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-21 — Edward Greene Malbone (1777-1807)
Near East Oglethorpe Ave..
Beneath this modest slab rest the remains of America's foremost painter of miniatures. Malbone, a native of Rhode Island, began his career in Providence at the age of seventeen. He pursued his calling in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Charleston . . . — Map (db m5369) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-52 — Evacuation of Savannah
On West Bay Street near Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west.
On Dec. 14, 1864, Fort McAllister (CS) having fallen the day before, opening the Great Ogeechee River to Union shipping and rendering Savannah untenable, Lt. Gen. W. J. Hardee, CSA, decided to evacuate the city to save it from a destructive . . . — Map (db m5574) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 74000663 — Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse
On Bull St near W. State St., on the right when traveling south.
Entered on the National Register of Historic Places June 7, 1974 Federal Building U.S. Courthouse Wright Square Postal Station Savannah, Georgia Jeremiah O'Rourke Architect 1899 This Property Significantly Contributes . . . — Map (db m19824) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-56 — First African Baptist Church
On West Bryan Street at Montgomery Street, on the left when traveling west on West Bryan Street.
First African Baptist Church (FABC) traces its roots to 1773 and the organization of a congregation at nearby Brampton Plantation by Rev. George Leile. Under the leadership of Rev. Andrew C. Marshall (3rd pastor), the congregation obtained this . . . — Map (db m133007) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-11 — First Baptist Church
On Bull St. near W. McDonough St., on the right when traveling south.
First Baptist Church, Savannah’s oldest standing house of worship, was designed by Elias Carter and completed in 1833. The congregation dates to 1800. In 1922 the front of the building was extended, and cupola removed, and the edifice covered with . . . — Map (db m13608) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — First Baptist Church1800 Sesquicentennial 1950 — Savannah, Georgia —
On Bull St. near W. McDonough St., on the right when traveling south.
On November 26, 1800 the Reverend Henry Holcombe and fifteen other Baptists organized the Savannah Baptist Church. As early as 1795 a group of interested Baptists had erected a house of worship on Franklin Square where the congregation . . . — Map (db m13663) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 027-87 — First Girl Scout Headquarters in America
On East Macon Street, on the right when traveling east.
The house adjacent to this building was the home of Juliette Gordon Low at the time she founded Girl Scouting in the United States, March 12, 1912. Formerly the carriage-house and stable of the Low mansion, this building became that year the first . . . — Map (db m5583) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — First Synagogue in Georgia
Near West Liberty Street near Whitaker Street, on the right when traveling west.
. . . — Map (db m41485) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — Flame of Freedom / Relighting the Flame
On Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling south.
(Right Marker): Flame of Freedom 1919 - 1969 Dedicated to the Glory of God A fitting reminder of this precious heritage, a tribute to all who offered their lives to preserve it. A gift to our Community by the American . . . — Map (db m7311) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-101 — Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home
On East Charlton Street at Abercorn Street, on the right when traveling east on East Charlton Street.
Mary Flannery O'Connor, novelist and short story writer,was born in Savannah March 25, 1925. She grew up in this house and in later years she referred to it simply as "the house I was raised in." She lived here until 1938, attending church at the . . . — Map (db m9490) HM

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