Wright Square, Savannah, GA Photos

Wright Square (1733) of Savannah is at Bull & President Streets. Its main sites are the monument to William Washington Gordon (founder of the Central of Georgia Railroad), the Lutheran Church of the Ascension, the Chatham County Courthouse, the Post Office & a heritage bank building. The square honors Sir James Wright, third & last colonial governor of Georgia.

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Former Chatham County Courthouse now administrative center on Wright Square. Savannah, GA.Chatham County Courthouse sign. Savannah, GA.Clock tower detail of old Chatham County Courthouse. Savannah, GA.Arched portal of Chatham County Courthouse. Savannah, GA.
Former Chatham County Courthouse (1889) now administrative center on Wright Square. Savannah, GA. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: William Gibbons Preston.Chatham County Courthouse sign. Savannah, GA.Clock tower detail of old Chatham County Courthouse. Savannah, GA.Arched portal of Chatham County Courthouse. Savannah, GA.
Arched window & terra-cotta detail of Chatham County Courthouse. Savannah, GA.Lutheran Church of the Ascension on Wright Square. Savannah, GA.Lutheran Church of the Ascension spire. Savannah, GA.Monument to William Washington Gordon , founder of Georgia Central Railroad & Banking Company on Wright Square. Savannah, GA.
Arched window & terra-cotta detail of Chatham County Courthouse. Savannah, GA.Lutheran Church of the Ascension (1843) on Wright Square. Savannah, GA.Lutheran Church of the Ascension spire. Savannah, GA.Monument (1883) to William Washington Gordon (1796-1842), founder of Georgia Central Railroad & Banking Company on Wright Square. Savannah, GA. Architect: Henry Van Brundt & Frank M. Howe.
Top of Monument to William Washington Gordon with winged iron rail wheels. Savannah, GA.Base of Monument to William Washington Gordon. Savannah, GA.Relief on Monument to William Washington Gordon shows train on viaduct with sailing ship. Savannah, GA.Tower of United States Post Office & Courthouse. Savannah, GA.
Top of Monument to William Washington Gordon with winged iron rail wheels. Savannah, GA.Base of Monument to William Washington Gordon. Savannah, GA.Relief on Monument to William Washington Gordon shows train on viaduct with sailing ship. Savannah, GA.Tower of United States Post Office & Courthouse. Savannah, GA.
U.S. Post Office on Wright Square. Savannah, GA.Tower & side of U.S. Post Office with various marble surfaces. Savannah, GA.Arched levels of U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.Arches of U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.
U.S. Post Office (1895-9) on Wright Square. Savannah, GA. Style: Renaissance Revival & Beaux Arts. Architect: William Aiken.Tower & side of U.S. Post Office with various marble surfaces. Savannah, GA.Arched levels of U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.Arches of U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.
Marble reliefs of winged griffins on U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.Details of marble mythical winged beasts on U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.Wachovia Bank. Savannah, GA.Carved marble portal of Wachovia Bank. Savannah, GA.
Marble reliefs of winged griffins on U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.Details of marble mythical winged beasts on U.S. Post Office. Savannah, GA.Wachovia Bank (136 Bull St. on Wright Square). Savannah, GA.Carved marble portal of Wachovia Bank. Savannah, GA.
Former Chatham County Courthouse tower & corner of Wachovia Bank on Wright Square. Savannah, GA.James Moore Wayne house later Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low. Savannah, GA.Entrance of Birthplace Museum of Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low. Savannah, GA.Scottish Memorial with St. Andrew's cross. Savannah, GA.
Former Chatham County Courthouse tower & corner of Wachovia Bank on Wright Square. Savannah, GA.James Moore Wayne house (1819-21) (10 E. Oglethorpe Ave. near Wright Square) later Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low. Savannah, GA. Style: Regency. Architect: William Jay. On National Register.Entrance of Birthplace Museum of Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927). Savannah, GA.Scottish Memorial (1987) with St. Andrew's cross. Savannah, GA.

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