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Marker for home place of James E. Oglethorpe
Photographer: Stuart Warren
Taken: August 1, 2014
Caption: Marker for home place of James E. Oglethorpe
Additional Description: This is the historical marker for the homeplace of James E. Oglethorpe, the founder of the Georgia Colony. It is a short walk from Fort Frederica, but well outside the fort walls. Lat: 3112'59.77"N Lon: 8122'42.01"W ​This is the only remaining signs of the home built for James Oglethorpe. The marker is now directly across the ​street from the First African Baptist Church on Frederica Rd., in St. Simons Island, GA.
Submitted: August 6, 2014, by Stuart Warren of Merritt Island, Florida.
Database Locator Identification Number: p281715
File Size: 3.578 Megabytes

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