Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Glynn County contains the lands formerly included in the Colonial Parishes of St. David, St. Patrick, and St. James, which had been organized in 1785.
Among the early officials were the Hon. George Walton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Judge of the Superior Court; James Spalding, Alexander Bissett, Richard Leake, and Raymond Demere, Justices of the Inferior Court; John Goode, Clerk of the Inferior and Superior Courts; John Palmer, Sheriff; John Burnett, Register of Probates; Richard Bradley, Tax Collector; Martin Palmer, Tax Receiver; Joshua Miller, Surveyor; Jacob Helvestine, Coroner; George Handley (who in 1788 was elected Governor of the State of Georgia) and Christopher Hillary, Legislators; George Purvis, Richard Pritchard, Moses Burnett, John Piles, and John Burnett, Commissioners of Glynn Academy.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 063-21.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 31° 9.139′ N, 81° 29.671′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is at the intersection of G Street and Union Street, on the left when traveling east on G Street. At the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glynn County War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 (a few steps from this marker); Machen Square East (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernice Echols Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Machen Square East (approx. 0.2 miles away); Machen Square West (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jekyll Square East (approx. ¼ mile away); Colored Memorial School and Risley High School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
Also see . . . Glynn County,. includes the most prominent of the Sea Islands of Georgia, including Jekyll Island, St. Simons (Submitted on October 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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