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Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bicentennial Augusta, Ga

1735 — 1935

 

—(Oglethorpe, Lee and Lee Tribute) —

 
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
1. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker
Inscription.
(East face)

Bicentennial
Augusta, Ga
1735 — 1935


(West face)

Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe,
Founder - 1735
Gen. "Light-Horse" Harry Lee
Revolutionary soldier, Commander - 1781
Gen. Robert Edward Lee,
Confederate soldier
and Commander - in - Chief — 1865.
***
A Tribute by:
Ladies' Memorial Association
and
Augusta Chapter "A"
United Daughters of the Condederacy.
Augusta Bicentennial 1935.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 33° 28.175′ N, 81° 57.336′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Click for map. Located between 4th Street and 3rd Street, traveling east on Greene Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: near 314 Greene Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Troop K Georgia Cavalry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of All Wars (about 500 feet away); St. James United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thankful Baptist Church
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker, west face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
2. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker, west face
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Academy of Richmond County (approx. ¼ mile away); Georgia’s First School of Medicine (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of the Augusta Chronicle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Georgia's State Capital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Augusta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Visionary, social reformer, and military leader,James Oglethorpe. The New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, the American Revolutionary War officer. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. Robert E. Lee, The Columbia Encyclopedia. General in chief of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War, b. Jan. 19, 1807, at Stratford, Westmoreland Co., Va.; son of Henry (“Light-Horse Harry”) Lee. (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
3. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker in the median along Green Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
4. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker in the median along Green Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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