Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1961 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 121-41.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 28.534′ N, 82° 1.403′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County Click for map. located on the campus of Augusta State University. 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 Bell at Augusta State University (a few steps from this marker); Stephen Vincent Benet House (within shouting distance of this marker); Augusta College Three Original Arsenal Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); The Augusta Arsenal (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walker Family Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta State University (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Augusta Arsenal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Augusta Arsenal 1941 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding Bellevue. Son, William Henry Talbot Walker (November 26, 1816 – July 22, 1864) was an American soldier. He was a career United States Army officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican-American War, and also served as a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Walker was severely wounded many times in combat, and was killed in action during the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. (Wikipedia)
Also see . . . Biographical Directory of the United States Congress (Submitted on October 4, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
1. Interesting Fact
Bellevue Hall has a large basement that still has the original coal chutes, some coal pieces and a meat storage locker that was the house fridge back in the 1800's.
— Submitted February 26, 2014, by Deron E Lillard of Augusta, Georgia.
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