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Looking for a Win-Win
September 1, 2005 - Wade Waters, chairman of the Mulberry Grove Foundation, has described it as "the single most historic undeveloped site in America today." David Schaller, Georgia Ports Authority's deputy executive director, called it "an asset of the state that should be utilized... [link]

Savannah Economic Development Authority Buys Historic Oak Grove Plantation
Authority plans to preserve a portion of the historic property that was part of the Mulberry/Drakies tract.
January 7, 2005 - Savannah Economic Development Authority president Rick Winger announced Friday that the authority has purchased historic Oak Grove Plantation in west Chatham County, a move he characterized as a win-win for both development and preservation interests. [link]