By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Walter Berhard Hill Hall - GHS 25-8 - Chatham Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 01.372 W 081° 03.451
17S E 494568 N 3542971
Quick Description: This is the oldest remaining building on the Savannah State University campus. Located on Alexis Circle, Savannah St. University, Savannah, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2012 10:59:23 AM
Waymark Code: WME3D3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 1

Long Description:



Walter Berhard Hill Hall


This is the oldest remaining building on the Savannah State University campus. It was constructed in 1901 by the students and faculty of then Georgia State Industrial College during the administration of the college´s first president, Richard R. Wright, Sr. It is named for the chancellor of the University of Georgia at that time. President William Howard Taft visited Hill Hall in 1912 and African American soldiers trained here during World War I. The building has served as a dormitory, library, classroom and administrative building, student center, book store, and post office.

Erected by the Georgia Historical Society and
2001.6 Savannah State University National Alumni Association 25-8


Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: GHS 25-8

Date: 2001

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Society and Savannah Sate University National Alumni Association

Visit Instructions:
Take a picture of the marker, yourself at the marker, your gps at the marker, or anything specific to the text on the marker. And don't forget to enjoy your visit.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Georgia Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
Lat34North visited Walter Berhard Hill Hall - GHS 25-8 - Chatham Co., GA 3/22/2012 Lat34North visited it