Jacksonville in Telfair County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
World Record Bass
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 134-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 49.409′ N, 82° 54.517′ W. Marker was in Jacksonville, Georgia, in Telfair County. Marker was on Georgia Route 117 4 miles east of U.S. 441/319, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is four miles east of US 441/319 in town of Jacksonville. Marker was in this post office area: Jacksonville GA 31544, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Jacksonville (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old Coffee Road (approx. 6.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Cullen Boney Descendants (approx. 10.5 miles away).
More about this marker. In 2012 the marker and post are missing, leaving no trace the marker ever existed.
Also see . . .
1. George Perry and the World Record Largemouth Bass. A series of articles about the world record bass. (Submitted on July 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Investigative Report: Perry's Bass. Even after 75 years, some questions linger. A recently discovered photo substantiates Perry's story. Still some have questions. (Submitted on July 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Animals • Sports •
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