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Ludowici in Long County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Long County

 
 
Long County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Long County Marker
Inscription. This County, created by Act of the Legislature August 14, 1920, is named for Dr. Crawford W. Long who first used ether as an anaesthetic in a surgical operation, at Jefferson, Ga., March 30, 1842. Born in Danielsville Nov. 1, 1815, Dr. Long was a graduate of Franklin College (now U. of Ga.). Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff W.R. Wilkinson, Clerk of Superior Court C.E. Dawson, Ordinary T.J. Harrington, Tax Receiver J. McL. Cameron, Tax Collector T.H. Smiley, Treasurer R.D. Easterling, Coroner L.M. Branch and Surveyor M.C. Sarrason.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 091-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 42.457′ N, 81° 44.486′ W. Marker is in Ludowici, Georgia, in Long County. Marker is on MacDonald Street. Click for map. the Courthouse in Ludowici. Marker is in this post office area: Ludowici GA 31316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long County Timeline Mural (approx. mile away); Historic Roads And Indian Trails (approx. 1.8 miles away); Old Barrington Road
Long County Marker at County Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, January 4, 2009
2. Long County Marker at County Courthouse
(approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Franklinia Altamaha (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Defense of the Altamaha Bridge (approx. 4.9 miles away); Jones Creek Baptist Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Doctortown (approx. 6.7 miles away); Walthourville Baptist Church (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ludowici.
 
Also see . . .  Long County. New Georgia Encyclopedia, " On August 14, 1920, the state legislature proposed a constitutional amendment to create Long County from Liberty County, one of the original eight Georgia counties established in 1777 from the colonial parishes." (Submitted on January 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Long County Courthouse Cornerstone Reads Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
3. Long County Courthouse Cornerstone Reads
The Grand Lodge
Of Georgia
F. & A.M.
A.D. 1926 [ Masonic Emblem ] A.L. 5926
W.S. Richardson
Grand Master
( Upper Plaque )
Long County Courthouse
[ Masonic Emblem ]
2008 A.D. 6008 A.L.
Grand Master Ted C. Collins
Grand Secretary Donald I. DeKalb
Long County Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
4. Long County Courthouse
 
 
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