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Savannah's First Burying Ground - Savannah, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 32° 04.664 W 081° 05.566
17S E 491244 N 3549055
Quick Description: This marker is mounted to the outside wall of the Goldeneye Gallery at 5 W. York St in Savannah, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/9/2008 12:42:21 PM
Waymark Code: WM3Z6B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 13

Long Description:
The marker reads:
"Savannah's First Burying Ground

When Savannah was laid out in 1733, the two lots on which this building stands were set aside as a burying ground. William Cox, surgeon, who came on the "Ann," was the first of the colonists to die and was buried here with appropriate ceremonies. This burying ground continued in use until a larger cemetery was established which is now known as Colonial Park.

Georgia Historical Commission 1967"
Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: None

Date: 1967

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Commission

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