Near Arcola in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Abbot 1751 - 1840
Talented artist and searching naturalist of birds and insects.
As a tribute to him and his work may you who stand here find pleasure in the natural beauty of Georgia.
John Abbot lies buried in this woodland cemetery because of his love of nature and his long friendship with the McElveen family.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 32° 19.068′ N, 81° 36.048′ W. Marker is near Arcola, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is on McElveen Kendrick Pond Road (County Route 358) 0.2 miles east of McElveen Cemetery Road (County Route 357), on the left when traveling east. McElveen Cemetery Road runs east from an intersection with Arcola Road (County Road 582). There is a Georgia Historical Marker for John Abbot at that intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklet GA 30415, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow John Abbot (1751-1839) (approx. half a mile away); Stilson, Georgia (approx. 3 miles away); Upper Black Creek Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Brooklet, Georgia (approx. 5.6 miles away); Old River Road (approx. 8 miles away); Nevils Station & Shearwood Railroad (approx. 10 miles away); Harville House (approx. 10.2 miles away).
Regarding John Abbot 1751 - 1840. Another Georgia Historical Commission marker titled "John Abbot," located about 50 miles away in Screven County, states that Abbot is buried nearby in an unmarked grave. Historians today generally consider that information to be incorrect.
Also see . . . John Abbot Wikipedia Article. (Submitted on September 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 28, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.