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Appling in Columbia County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Columbia County

 
 
Columbia County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Columbia County Marker
Inscription.
Columbia County, named for Christopher Columbus, was created by Act of Dec. 10, 1790 from Richmond County. Originally, it contained parts of McDuffie and Warren Counties. Settled by Quakers before the Revolution, it has been the home of many prominent Georgians. Here were Carmel Academy and Kiokee Baptist Church, "Mother Church" of Baptists in Georgia. First officers of Columbia County, commissioned Dec. 15, 1790, were: John Pearre, Coroner; John Walton, Surveyor; Daniel Marshall, Tax Col.; Anderson Crawford, Tax Rec.; Edmund B. Jenkins, Sheriff.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 036-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 32.793′ N, 82° 18.975′ W. Marker is in Appling, Georgia, in Columbia County. Marker is on Appling Harlem Road (US 221,State Road 47) near Shucraft Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Appling GA 30802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodmen of the World Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Rev. Daniel Marshall
Columbia County Marker<br>Refurbished image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
2. Columbia County Marker
Refurbished
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Religious Liberty in Georgia (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church in Georgia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jabez Pleiades Marshall (approx. 2.6 miles away); Basil Neal - Soldier of '76 (approx. 5.5 miles away); Sharon Baptist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); William Few Signer of the U.S. Constitution (approx. 6.3 miles away); Shiloh Methodist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Damascus Baptist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Appling.
 
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Columbia County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
3. Columbia County Marker
Columbia County Marker and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 31, 2010
4. Columbia County Marker and Courthouse
Woodman of the World Memorial at the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 31, 2010
5. Woodman of the World Memorial at the Courthouse
In Sacred Memory of the
Men of Columbia County
Who Made the Supreme
Sacrifice
World War I             World War II
[List of 4 Names]    [List of 14 Names]
Korea
[2 Names]
"Time shall not dim the glory of their deeds"
Rev. Daniel Marshall Monuument near the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 31, 2010
6. Rev. Daniel Marshall Monuument near the Courthouse
Marshall
Rev. Daniel Marshall
Born 1706, Died 1784,
Pioneer Baptist Minister,
Established Kiokee, the first
Baptist Church in Georgia in 1772
Erected by the people of
Georgia in 1903, in recognition
of his devotion and consecration
to the cause of Christ.

Coordinates:33.545727,-82.315857
Columbia County Courthouse, Appling image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
7. Columbia County Courthouse, Appling
Columbia County Courthouse, Appling image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
8. Columbia County Courthouse, Appling
Columbia County Courthouse, Appling image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
9. Columbia County Courthouse, Appling
 
 
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