Savannah's First Burying Ground

Savannah's First Burying Ground (HMBZ6)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
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N 32° 4.664', W 81° 5.566'

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When Savannah was laid out in 1733, the two lots on which this building stands were set aside as a burying ground. William Cox, surgeon, who came on the "Ann," was the first of the colonists to die and was buried here with appropriate ceremonies. This burying ground continued in use until a larger cemetery was established which is now known as Colonial Park.
HM NumberHMBZ6
Year Placed1967
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 5:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491245 N 3549055
Decimal Degrees32.07773333, -81.09276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.664', W 81° 5.566'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 39.84" N, 81° 5' 33.96" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7-9 W York St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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