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Chippewa Square Monument, Savannah, Chatham County, GA



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B&W Photos

HB347329
South Front And East Side

HB347330
South Front And West Side

HB347331
North Rear And West Side


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Item Title


Location
Savannah, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-1179
Significance: Sculpture designed by noted sculptor Daniel Chester French. Monument honors Gen. James Oglethorpe, founder of the Georgia Colony and planner of Savannah. Symbolism and inscriptions on the monument honor the founding of the city and colony. Focal point of Chippewa Square, one of Savannah's many squares around which the plan of the city was focused.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH FRONT AND EAST SIDE
2. SOUTH FRONT AND WEST SIDE
3. NORTH REAR AND WEST SIDE


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