Historic Markers Across Georgia



Central Railroad and Bank Building



Marker ID:  
Location: in front of the US Customs House on Bay E Bay St, Savannah, GA
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 32° 04.844    W 081° 05.446
  32.08073333    -81.09076666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMKFME
Central Railroad and Bank Building Marker  



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Central Railroad & Bank Building


Georgia Historical Society records show that this building, built in 1853 for the Central Railroad & Bank was confiscated by General WM. T. Sherman's union Army forces as the military headquarters of the post commandant, General J.W. Geary during the occupation of Savannah.

Dec. 1864 - Dec. 1865



 

 

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