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Photographer: Brandon D Cross
Taken: August 23, 2020
Caption: (Bottom Right): 1771 Town Plat “the Oglethorpe Plan”
Additional Description: In 1771, the city of Brunswick, Georgia was laid out according to “the Oglethorpe plan,” named after the colony’s founder, General James Edward Oglethorpe . The design featured a grid of 14 large and 14 small squares. The intention of the plan was to create permanent, park-like common areas throughout the city. The squares still bear their original names, which reveal Brunswick’s strong historic ties to England.
Submitted: September 17, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.
Database Locator Identification Number: p539158
File Size: 0.129 Megabytes
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