St. Paul's Greek Orthodox ChurchThis building was constructed in 1897-98 as a memorial to General Alexander R. Lawton (1818-96)and his daughter, Corinne (1844-77). It was used as a public space for cultural, educational and civic purposes until the 1930s. After serving in the Georgia House of Representatives and as president of Georgia and Atlantic Railroad, Lawton served as Brigadier General and Quartermaster-General of the Confederacy, as ambassador to Austria- Hungary, and as fifth president of the American Bar Association. Chartered in 1907, St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church acquired the building as its sanctuary in 1941.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||The Georgia Historical Society and St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 3:53am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 490716 N 3547354|
|Decimal Degrees||32.06238333, -81.09835000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 3.743', W 81° 5.901'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 3' 44.58" N, 81° 5' 54.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||478, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1401-1409 Bull St, Savannah GA 31401, US|
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