Historic Savannah Foundation proposal for the Scarbrough House
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Historic Savannah Foundation proposal for the Scarbrough House

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Historic Savannah Foundation.
Title: Historic Savannah Foundation proposal for the Scarbrough House
Dates: 1978
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 2078

Biographical/Historical Note

The Historic Savannah Foundation was founded in 1955 by seven women in Savannah, Georgia. committed to saving the Davenport House from demolition. The Foundation's mission is to preserve and restore historic buildings and sites; to protect Savannah's historic city plan; to advocate compatible new development; to educate the public in preservation principles and techniques; and to enhance the livability of Savannah historic districts.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a proposal prepared by the Historic Savannah Foundation in 1972 to restore the Scarbrough House located at 41 W. Broad Street in Savannah, Georgia by the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. Included within this proposal are photographs of the property, floor plans, and letters of support for this project.

Index Terms

Historic Savannah Foundation.
Historic buildings--Georgia--Savannah.
William Scarbrough House (Savannah, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.