The Founding of Savannah GA

In October 1728, a man named Robert Castell died in a debtor’s prison in England. Castell was an architect and a failed publisher, but he was also a friend of James Oglethorpe, a Member of Parliament. So Castell’s death led, indirectly, to the founding of the State of Georgia and the city of Savannah.

Ogelthorpe Monument, Savannah GA
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