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Hawkinsville in Pulaski County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pulaski County

 
 
Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
1. Pulaski County Marker
Inscription. This County, created by Act of the Legislature December 13, 1808, is named for Count Casimir Pulaski, Polish hero of the Revolutionary War who died fighting in Georgia and is buried in Savannah. Court was to be held at the home of Isham Jordan until the County Site was selected at Hartford in 1810. It was moved across the Ocmulgee to Hawkinsville in 1836 when this town was incorporated. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff Lewis Holland, Clerk of the Superior Court Richard H. Thomas, Clerk of Inferior Court John Rainey, Coroner William Brocken and Surveyor John Bush.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 116-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 16.993′ N, 83° 28.154′ W. Marker is in Hawkinsville, Georgia, in Pulaski County. Marker is on Commerce Street (Georgia Route 26) 0 miles west of North Lumpkin Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker stands in front of the Pulaski County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Commerce Street, Hawkinsville GA 31036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured
Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
2. Pulaski County Marker
as the crow flies. Slosheye Trail (a few steps from this marker); Old Hartford (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bleckley County (approx. 9.8 miles away); Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr. (approx. 9.8 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook (approx. 9.8 miles away); Lucian A. Whipple (approx. 9.8 miles away); In Memory of Perry L. Johnson (approx. 9.8 miles away); Thaddeus Oliver (approx. 9.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Hawkinsville.
 
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Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
3. Pulaski County Marker
Looking west on Commerce Street
Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
4. Pulaski County Marker
The marker can be seen just to the right of the Pulaski County Courthouse, built in 1874.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 509 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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