Waycross in Ware County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Senator Nicholas Ware
Senator Nicholas Ware was born in Virginia in 1769, a son of Capt. Robert Ware, of the Revolutionary Army. Senator Ware moved to Augusta when a child, and was educated there. He studied law in Litchfield, Conn. then returned to Augusta to practice. He served as Mayor of Augusta, several times a legislator, and was elected a United States Senator late in 1821, serving until his death Sept. 7, 1824. He died in New York during LaFayette`s visit and is buried under Grace Church`s Annex there.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 148-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 12.858′ N, 82° 21.3′ W. Marker is in Waycross, Georgia, in Ware County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Gordon Street, on the right when traveling west on Church Street. Click for map. Located at the Courthouse in Waycross. Marker is in this post office area: Waycross GA 31501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ware Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wildes Massacre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodism Came To Waycross (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Waycross Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Okefenokee Swamp (approx. 1.2 miles away); Vereen Bell Highway (approx. 7.8 miles away); General Blackshear's Military Road (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waycross.
Also see . . . Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Senator Nicholas Ware (Submitted on October 30, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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