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Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Brunswick Stew

 
 
Brunswick Stew Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, February 21, 2009
1. Brunswick Stew Marker
Inscription.
The first Brunswick
Stew was made here in
the Brunswick - Golden
Isles area in early
colonial days. It remains
an American Favorite.

 
Erected 1988 by Christopher K. Jones Troop 224 Eagle Scout Project 10-17-88.
 
Location. 31° 16.788′ N, 81° 29.409′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on I-95 (at milepost 40) when traveling south. Click for map. In the southbound rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The State of Georgia Salutes (within shouting distance of this marker); Hopeton-on-the-Altamaha (approx. 2.6 miles away); Boys Estate (approx. 2.6 miles away); Needwood Baptist Church and Needwood School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Famous Butler Authors (approx. 5.8 miles away); Butler Island Plantation (approx. 5.8 miles away); General's Island (approx. 6.4 miles away); Darien Waterfront (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Brunswick Stew. Most recipes claiming authenticity call for squirrel or rabbit meat, but chicken, pork, and beef are also common ingredients. Some versions
Brunswick Stew Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
2. Brunswick Stew Marker
have a distinctly smoky taste.

A debate currently exists as to whether Brunswick Stew was actually originally made near the town of Brunswick, Georgia, or in Brunswick County in southern Virginia (the more probable of the two).[Wikipedia]
 
Also see . . .
1. Georgia Brunswick stew. Cooks.com Recipe and more (Submitted on March 3, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Brunswick Stew. New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on March 3, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Events
 
Brunswick Stew Marker, I-95 MileMarker 40 Southbound Rest stop Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2009
3. Brunswick Stew Marker, I-95 MileMarker 40 Southbound Rest stop
Also Brunswick Stew Marker, at St Simons Island Photo, Click for full size
By New Georgia Encyclopedia
4. Also Brunswick Stew Marker, at St Simons Island
"In this pot- the first Brunswick Stew was made on St Simon Isle July 2 1898"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,159 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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