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Cuthbert in Randolph County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Randolph County

 
 
Randolph County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
1. Randolph County Marker
Inscription. Randolph County was created by Act of Dec. 20, 1828 from Lee County. Originally Randolph County included all of what is now Stewart and Quitman and part of Terrell and Clay Counties. It was named for “John Randolph of Roanoke” (1773-1833), Virginia statesman, for many years a member of the House of Representatives and Senate. He actively opposed the War of 1812 and the Missouri Compromise. First officers of this County, commissioned Jan. 12, 1830, were: Michael H. Hinch, Sheriff; Thomas R. Mangham, Clerk Superior Court; John M. Dennis, Clerk Inferior Court; Arnold E. Bloodworth, Surveyor; Joseph Day, Coroner.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 120-9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 46.36′ N, 84° 47.353′ W. Marker is in Cuthbert, Georgia, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (Business U.S. 27) and Pine Street, on the left when traveling north on Court Street. Click for map. The marker stands near the old Randolph County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Cuthbert GA 39840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Randolph County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
2. Randolph County Marker
of this marker. Frederick Davis Patterson, M.D. / Patterson Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Carnegie Library (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of First Randolph County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Andrew Female College (about 600 feet away); Mother of Georgia's Pecan Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First Church Building in Cuthbert, Georgia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shady Grove (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Dead and Hospitals (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cuthbert.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Randolph County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
3. Randolph County Marker
Looking north on Court Street at the old Randolph County Courthouse.
Randolph County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, 15
4. Randolph County Marker
The marker and the old Randolph County Courthouse.
Randolph County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
5. Randolph County Courthouse
The old Randolph County Courthouse was built in 1886, at a cost of $19,500. It is currently being restored.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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