Isle of Hope

Isle of Hope (HMAP0)

Location: Savannah, GA 31406 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 58.922', W 81° 4.218'

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In 1736, Noble Jones, John Fallowfield and Henry Parker settled this important outpost on the colony's inland waterway to the south and named it Isle of Hope. Jones' Wormsloe plantation was fortified and armed against Spanish attack until 1742. The island developed peacefully through the revolution, still important as an inland port.

The 1800's brought more residents and farms. Although strongly armed during the Civil War, no action took place. By 1870 daily trains served the growing interest in the island as a resort. Barbee's pavilion, at the river terminus of the railroad, became world renown in the 1920's. Activity centered on the river and many large homes were built. Isle of Hope continues today as a tranquil outpost of coastal life.
HM NumberHMAP0
Placed ByIsle of Hope Historical Association, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 493358 N 3538446
Decimal Degrees31.98203333, -81.07030000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 58.922', W 81° 4.218'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 58' 55.32" N, 81° 4' 13.08" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7603-7605 Skidaway Rd, Savannah GA 31406, US
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