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Home of John Forsyth

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Home of John Forsyth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Home of John Forsyth Marker
Inscription. This house was part of the home of John Forsyth located on this property. As U.S. Minister to Spain, in 1819 Forsyth negotiated the treaty by which Florida was acquired by the United States. He was Congressman from Georgia, 1813- 1818; 1823- 1827; Governor of Georgia, 1827- 1829; U.S. Senator, 1819; 1829- 1834; Secretary of State of the United States, 1834- 1841. In 1832, he successfully led the State`s opposition to the nullification movement at the Milledgeville Convention.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 121-22.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 28.734′ N, 82° 0.697′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Milledge Road near Cumming Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Home of Charles Jones Jenkins, Jr., LL. D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of Summerville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Summerville Cemetery (approx. mile away); Montrose
Home of John Forsyth Marker, looking north along Milledge Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 25, 2010
2. Home of John Forsyth Marker, looking north along Milledge Road
(approx. mile away); Home of Richard Henry Wilde (approx. 0.4 miles away); Augusta Arsenal (approx. half a mile away); Augusta Arsenal 1941 (approx. half a mile away); Great Indian Trading Path (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Augusta.
 
Regarding Home of John Forsyth. His father Robert Forsyth was the first U.S. Marshal to be killed in the line of duty in 1794.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. More John Forsyth
 
Also see . . .  New Georgia Encyclopedia. One of the most accomplished statesmen in Georgia's history, John Forsyth led a political career that lasted more than thirty years. (Submitted on July 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Home of John Forsyth seen today from Milledge Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 25, 2010
3. Home of John Forsyth seen today from Milledge Road
Home of John Forsyth south side image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 25, 2010
4. Home of John Forsyth south side
John Forsyth image. Click for full size.
By Georgia Capitol Museum, Office of Secretary of State
5. John Forsyth
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 885 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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