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Warrenton in Warren County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Warren County

 
 
Warren County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2011
1. Warren County Marker
Inscription.
This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 19, 1793, is named for Gen. Joseph Warren, Massachusetts Revolutionary hero killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. What is claimed to have been the first iron works and woolen mill in Georgia was established by Col. Richard Bird at Ogeechee Falls near Georgetown. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriffs Peter Hodo & David Neal, Ordinary Septimus Weatherby, Clerks of Superior Court Wyche Goodwin & Isaiah Tucker, Clerk of Inferior Court Turner Persons, Surveyor Ethelred Thomas and Coroner John Trant.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 149-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 24.413′ N, 82° 39.721′ W. Marker is in Warrenton, Georgia, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business Route 278) and West Gibson Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Main Street, Warrenton GA 30828, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warren County Desert Shield / Desert Storm Monument (within shouting distance of this marker);
Warren County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2011
2. Warren County Marker
Woodman of the World Supreme Sacrifice Monument (within shouting distance of this marker in South Carolina); Warren County Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren County Revolutionary War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Muster Roll of Company B, 48th Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Muster Roll of Company D, 5th Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren County Vietnam Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren County Korean War Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); National Flags of the Confederate States of America 1861-1865 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Warrenton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Warren County, Georgia. Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census,
Warren County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2011
3. Warren County Marker
Looking at the intersection of Main Street (left) and West Gibson Street (right)
the population was 5,834. The county seat is Warrenton. The county was created on December 19, 1793 and is named after General Joseph Warren, who was killed in the Battle of Bunker Hill. (Submitted on November 10, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Joseph Warren. Dr. Joseph Warren (June 11, 1741 – June 17, 1775) was an American physician who played a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston in the early days of the American Revolution, eventually serving as president of the revolutionary Massachusetts Provincial Congress. (Submitted on November 10, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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Warren County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 7, 2011
4. Warren County Marker
The marker stands in front of the Warren County Courthouse, built in 1909. It replaced the original courthouse, built in 1809 and destroyed by fire exactly 100 years later.
Warren County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 26, 2015
5. Warren County Marker
Dr. Joseph Warren (1741–1775) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
6. Dr. Joseph Warren (1741–1775)
Revolutionary war hero and namesake of Warren County, Georgia and its county seat, Warrenton.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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