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Chippewa Square Monument, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

Chippewa Square Monument, Savannah, Chatham County, GA

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Summary

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.
Survey number: HABS GA-1179

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

Savannah, Georgia, United States32.08354, -81.09983
Google Map of 32.0835407, -81.09983419999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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