Historic Markers Across Georgia

Oglethorpe's Camping Ground (Georgia's Founding)

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Location: Bull and Bay Streets next to City Hall, Savannah, GA
County: Chatham
Waymark: None


February 12, 1733, Oglethorpe with 125 colonists, landed. That night pitched his tent beneath three pines on this bluff. Granite memorial seat marks spot.