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Statesboro in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bulloch County

 
 
Bulloch County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 2008
1. Bulloch County Marker
Inscription. Bulloch County was created by Act. of Feb. 8, 1776 from Bryan and Screven Counties. Originally, it contained part of Evans, Candler, Emanuel and Jenkins Counties. It was named for Archibald Bulloch (1730-1777), Revolutionary leader, elected Pres. of the Executive Council of Georgia, Jan. 20, 1776. He was first Provisional Governor of Georgia, Jan. 22, 1776 until his death, Feb. 22, 1777. First County officers, commissioned March 25, 1796, were: Charles McCall, Jr., Sheriff; Andrew E. Wells, Clerk Sup. Ct.; George Elliott, Clerk Inf. Ct.; Francis Wells, Register of Probate; James Bird, Surveyor; Garrott Williams, Coroner.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 016-2B.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 26.975′ N, 81° 46.993′ W. Marker is in Statesboro, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Main Street (U.S. 301) and Courtland Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Main Street. Click for map. On the Courthouse West Lawn in Statesboro. Marker is in this post office area: Statesboro GA 30458, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this
Bulloch County Marker at the County Court house image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Bulloch County Marker at the County Court house
marker, measured as the crow flies. Bulloch County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); The March to the Sea (a few steps from this marker); Statesboro Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church of Statesboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Skirmish at Statesboro (approx. one mile away); W. Jones Lane Memorial Highway (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pioneer Turpentining Experiment (approx. 1.5 miles away); Marvin Summers Pittman (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Statesboro.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,363 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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