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Wayne County Georgia Historical Markers

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By Brian Brown
Alexander Jackson Gordon Marker
Georgia (Wayne County), Jesup — Alexander Jackson Gordon Physician 1862-1943
Born in Ohoopee, Georgia, to Alexander James Gordon and Sarah John Williams Gordon. As a young man Alex floated logs down the Altamaha River to pay his way through medical school. Graduating from the Georgia Medical College at Augusta in 1888, . . . — Map (db m21400) HM
Georgia (Wayne County), Jesup — 151-2 — Doctortown
To the east of here on the Altamaha River was the site of Doctortown. The name may have been derived from a Muskogean Indian word, "Alekcha," purported to mean doctor. A Creek Indian, "Alleck" is belived to have lived there during the late 1700s. . . . — Map (db m4855) HM
Georgia (Wayne County), Jesup — 151-1 — Wayne County
This County, created by Acts of the Legislature May 11, 1803 and Dec. 7, 1805, is named for Major General “Mad Anthony” Wayne, so called for his daring exploits in the Revolution. A Pennsylvanian, he fought in the South and was elected . . . — Map (db m21349) HM
Georgia (Wayne County), Jesup — Wayne County Revolutionary War Memorial
Revolutionary War Soldiers Who Lived In Wayne County Richard Bennett Mrs. Sibbiah Earl Blair George Cooper John Fort Thomas Fullwood Jacob Highsmith John Kemp William Kelly John Knight Moses Manning, Jr. . . . — Map (db m24629) HM

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