John H.H. Sengstacke

The Sengstacke/Abbot legacy is about family, resiliency, using your power for good. John H.H. Sengstacke’s (1848-1904) story is really a collective one because his life centered around his family and community. His parents were a married interracial couple during the era of slavery, something extremely uncommon in the deep South. And his wife, Flora AbbottContinue reading “John H.H. Sengstacke”

The History of Laurel Grove South

This post meshes together information from the City of Savannah, as well as LGS’s historic marker. It also speaks to the effort by W.W. Law to preserve the cemetery to have LGS placed on the National Register of Historic Places. An Overview Laurel Grove South Cemetery is located on the west side of Savannah onContinue reading “The History of Laurel Grove South”