Savannah, Georgia: Cracked Earth - A World Apart

Chatham County's tribute to World War II is a large Earth globe split in half. You can walk inside and read the names of those who died in the Pacific and Atlantic theaters of the conflict.

Chatham County World War II Monument

W. River St., Savannah, GA
At the Chatham County World War II Monument. Along the riverfront, on W. River St., at the Whitaker St. ramp, in front of the Bohemian Hotel.
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Split Earth.

Cracked Earth Monument

This is a tribute to World War II, the war that separated the world. Beautiful monument, located on River Street.

[Jerseydevil43, 05/23/2013]

Cracked earth.

Cracked Earth

The Cracked Earth monument is Chatham County's tribute to those lost in WWII. On both the globe and the surrounding sidewalk are the names of soldiers lost in this war. You can walk inside of the globe as well.

Cracked Earth is on West River Street in downtown Savannah.

[Dana, 06/05/2011]

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