14- Old Christ Church, Founded 1733


Stock #: 65835
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Savannah
State: Georgia (GA)
County: Chatham
Publisher: C.T. Art Colortone
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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In November, 1732, the good Ship Ann sailed from Gravesend on the Thames with colonists under command of James Edward Oglethorpe, to establish the Colony of Georgia.Oglethorpe was directed to lay out " a site for the church," which was done July 7, 1733,on the present site, corner of Bull and Congress Streets.The first building was commenced March 25, 1740; it was completed and dedicated in 1750.

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