Little Gracie Watson was born in 1883. She lived in Savannah, Georgia with her parents who owned a prestigious hotel named he Pulaski Hotel. Gracie helped entertain the guests at the socials that were held there and she became quite popular among the guests. She would spend her days running and playing throughout the hotel with one of her favorite play spots being underneath the back stairs.
Statue of little Gracie Watkins
In April of 1889 Gracie Watson became very ill with pneumonia. A couple of days before Easter, little Gracie succumbed to the illness and died. Her parents were devastated.