“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bullard in Twiggs County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Arthur Fort, 1750-1833

Arthur Fort, 1750-1833 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 29, 2006
1. Arthur Fort, 1750-1833 Marker
Inscription. Arthur Fort, Sr., a representative of Wilkinson County, introduced the Bill in the Georgia Legislature to carve a new county out of Wilkinson County territory which became an Act on December 14, 1809, thus Twiggs County was created. After the division, he resided in Twiggs and died at his residence in 1833. Born January 15, 1750, North Carolina and came to Georgia when a young boy. A Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War and a patriot soldier, a member of the Council of Safety and the Supreme Executive Council in the darkest hour of the Revolution, a patriotic Christian zeal characterized his life to the latest hour. His immortal remains were interred in a burial plot within this vicinity in Bullard Community.
Location. 32° 37.818′ N, 83° 29.783′ W. Marker is in Bullard, Georgia, in Twiggs County. Marker is at the intersection of Bullard Road and U.S. 23, on the right when traveling east on Bullard Road. Touch for map. Located in Dry Branch zip code. Marker is in this post office area: Dry Branch GA 31020, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marion (approx. 4.1 miles away); Geographic Center of Georgia (approx. 4.1 miles away); Richland Baptist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); 19th Air Refueling Wing Monument (approx. 5.9 miles away); The Medal of Honor (approx. 5.9 miles away); POW/MIA Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Boeing B-1B Lancer (approx. 6 miles away); Flint Electric Membership Corporation (approx. 6˝ miles away).
Categories. Antebellum South, USPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary
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