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Devereux in Hancock County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gov. Charles James McDonald

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By David Seibert, October 26, 2011
1. Gov. Charles James McDonald Marker
Inscription. In this area stood the home of Charles James McDonald, elected Governor of Georgia in 1839 and 1841. "Fearless and guided by practical wisdom and integrity," he was Solicitor-General of the Flint circuit. Judge of the Superior Court, State Representative, State Senator, Governor and Justice of the Superior Court of Georgia. Born in Charleston, S.C., July 9, 1793, Gov. McDonald in early infancy with his parents moved to Hancock County, Ga. He was a graduate of Columbia College, S.C. Gov. McDonald died December 16, 1860.
 
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 070-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 13.062′ N, 83° 4.479′ W. Marker is in Devereux, Georgia, in Hancock County. Marker is on Georgia Route 22 near Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta GA 31087, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hancock County (approx. 7 miles away); Old Eagle Tavern (approx. 7 miles away); "Old Dominion"
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By David Seibert, October 26, 2011
2. Gov. Charles James McDonald Marker
(approx. 7.1 miles away); Pierce Memorial Methodist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sparta Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sparta (approx. 7.2 miles away); “July” 1858 (approx. 7.9 miles away); Shoulder-bone Creek Treaty (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Governor Charles James McDonald. The New Georgia Encyclopedia's biography of Gov. McDonald. (Submitted on November 5, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Government
 
Gov. Charles James McDonald Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 26, 2011
3. Gov. Charles James McDonald Marker
The junction of Main Street, left, and Georgia Highway 22, right, in Devereux.
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By David Seibert, October 26, 2011
4. Gov. Charles James McDonald Marker
Looking north on Main Street
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By David Seibert, October 26, 2011
5. Gov. Charles James McDonald Marker
Looking northeast on Georgia Highway toward Sparta, the county seat.
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By New Georgia Encyclopedia
6. Gov. Charles James McDonald
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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