Near Sharon in Taliaferro County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Robert Grier, Astronomer
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 131-13.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 33.991′ N, 82° 45.83′ W. Marker is near Sharon, Georgia, in Taliaferro County. Marker is on Lumberg Sharon Road (County Route 79) 0.1 miles east of Fairplay Road (County Route 81), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharon GA 30664, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this Grave of Brig. Gen. Aaron W. Grier (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ray’s Place – Now Raytown (approx. 0.7 miles away); Raytown Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Church of the Purification Locust Grove Academy (approx. 1.7 miles away); South Liberty Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Chivers Plantation and Store (approx. 5 miles away); Birthplace of Alexander Hamilton Stephens (approx. 6.1 miles away); Crawfordville Baptist Church (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharon.
Also see . . .
1. Robert Grier. New Georgia Encyclopedia article on Robert Grier. Grier was the uncle of Alexander Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederacy, and was influential in his education. (Submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Grier's Almanac. (Submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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