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Georgia (Warren County), Jewells Mill — 149-5 — Beall Springs
Beall Springs has faithfully produced chalybeate (ka-Iib-e-at) water for centuries. Chalybeate water is characterized as water containing iron salts. In addition to iron, Beall Spring water contains nine other minerals. First frequented by Indians who used the water for curative purposes the springs were ceded to the state in 1773. After cession the land was acquired by the Beall family who allowed public access. The springs have been in continuous public use ever since. In the . . . — Map (db m14663) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Jewells Mill — 149-4 — Shoals on the Ogeechee
First called Lexington, Shoals was the site of what was probably the first woolen mill and iron foundry in Georgia. In 1794, Col. William Bird, Revolutionary soldier from Pennsylvania, and Benjamin A. Hamp bought several thousand acres of land including the shoals, a natural site for a dam, where they built the mill. The race was made by alternately burning pine logs on the granite and pouring cold water over it so the stone would split off. Hamp soon sold his share in “Bird & Hamp” . . . — Map (db m37372) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Norwood — 149-2 — The Original R.F.D.
In 1868 at Norwood six men along a five mile rural route hired Jerry Parsons, a Negro who could not read, to deliver and collect mail at their homes each day except Sundays and holidays for his food and clothing. The postmaster at Norwood each morning arranged the mail in correct order and “Uncle Jerry” began his ten mile walk covering, in all, 3,110 miles. Sen. Thomas Watson, then a boy clerking for Hon. T.E. Massengale, observed this perfect plan for Rural Free Delivery. In . . . — Map (db m16000) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Muster Roll of Company B, 48th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. Warren County, Georgia ("Warren Infantry")
The Warren Infantry was the last company organized in Warren County. Followed by a list of the members of the company. — Map (db m90446) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Muster Roll of Company D, 5th Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. Warren County, Georgia ("McDuffie Rifles")
The McDuffie Rifles were the first volunteer company organized in Warren County and was among the first in Georgia who offered its services to defend the south. The company was named in honor of Hon. George McDuffie, who was a native of Warren County. Followed by a list of the members of Company D. — Map (db m90450) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Muster Roll of Company H, 22nd Regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. Warren County, Georgia ("Gardner Volunteers")
The second company from Warren County met under the Oak Tree in the corner of the Methodist Churchyard. They boarded the mule car at the station where the church now stands and were drawn to Camak where they entrained for Augusta. The company was named for Captain James Gardner, a commission merchant and cotton buyer from Augusta. Followed by a list of the men of Company H, 22nd Regiment. Map (db m90443) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — National Flags of the Confederate States of America 1861-1865
First National Flag (Stars and Bars) The first official flag of the confederacy was the Stars and Bars, and was reported to the provisional congress of the C.S. by the flag committee on March 4, 1861. It appears to have not had a recorded vote. It was written into the journal of the congress. It is said to have been designed by Nicola Marschall, a Prussian artist and to have been inspired by the Austrian flag. The reason for the variation in number of stars in the Stars and Bars was due . . . — Map (db m90441) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — 149-1 — Warren County
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 . . . — Map (db m49372) HM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Warren County Confederate Monument
Our Comrades — Map (db m90428) WM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Warren County Desert Shield / Desert Storm Monument
In recognition of Desert Shield - Desert Storm troops of Warren County, Georgia 1990-1991 — Map (db m90473) WM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Warren County Korean War Veterans Monument
In recognition of all Korean War veterans of Warren County Georgia — Map (db m90454) WM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Warren County Revolutionary War Monument
D.A.R. Seal To the soldiers found to date buried in Warren County, who fought in The War for American Independence 1776-1783 List of names — Map (db m90510) WM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Warren County Veterans Monument
In Honor and Memory of all the brave men and women who have served our country with dignity and honor Thank You For Your Service We salute you the Citizens of Warren County — Map (db m90508) WM
Georgia (Warren County), Warrenton — Warren County Vietnam Veterans Monument
In recognition of all Vietnam veterans of Warren County Georgia — Map (db m90453) WM
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