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Chatham County, Georgia Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Chatham County, Georgia.

Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31404
Bonaventure Cemetery is located on the site of a plantation originally owned by John Mullryne, whose daughter-in-law was buried on the plantation in 1802. The plantation was converted to a cemetery in 1868.

Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist is a Roman Catholic cathedral and minor basilica in Lafayette Square, Savannah, Georgia. It is the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah.

Civil War Memorial

Civil War Memorial

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
The Civil War Memorial in Savannah, Georgia is a monument honoring soldiers who died during the American Civil War. Located in Forsyth Park, it consists of a 48 foot (15 m) tall shaft topped with a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier.

Congregation Mickve Israel

Congregation Mickve Israel

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah, Georgia, is one of the oldest synagogues in the United States, as it was organized in 1735 by mostly Sephardic Jewish immigrants of Spanish-Portuguese extraction from London who arrived in the new colony in 1733.

Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument

Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
Florence Martus, aka "the Waving Girl", took it upon herself to be the unofficial greeter of all ships that entered and left the Port of Savannah, Georgia, between 1887 and 1931.

Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia
Forsyth Park is the largest park in Savannah. It was created in the 1840s on 10 acres (0.04 km2) of land, donated by William Hodgson. In 1851, the park was expanded and named for Georgia Governor John Forsyth.

Georgia Historical Society

Georgia Historical Society

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
The Georgia Historical Society, headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, is the oldest cultural institution in the state and one of the oldest historical organizations in the United States.

Georgia State Railroad Museum

Georgia State Railroad Museum

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
The Georgia State Railroad Museum (formerly the Roundhouse Railroad Museum) is a museum in Savannah, Georgia located at a historic Central of Georgia Railway site.

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum (William Scarbrough House)

Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum (William Scarbrough House)

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
William Scarbrough House is a historic house in Savannah, Georgia. It is now home to the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, and it has largely been restored to an early 19th-century appearance.

Telfair Museums

Telfair Museums

Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, 31401
Telfair Museums, in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia, was the first public art museum in the Southern United States.

Top 10 Most Popular Chatham County Landmarks

  1. Florence Martus Waving Girl Monument
  2. Forsyth Park
  3. Bonaventure Cemetery
  4. Civil War Memorial
  5. Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum (William Scarbrough House)
  6. Telfair Museums
  7. Congregation Mickve Israel
  8. Georgia State Railroad Museum
  9. Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist
  10. Georgia Historical Society

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