Near St. Simons Island in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Capt. Raymond Demere, a native of France, served many years in the British army at Gibraltar before coming to Georgia in 1738 as an officer in Oglethorpe's Regiment. His home, Harrington Hall, was located at this site.
Later generations of Demere family lived at the south end of St. Simons Island where their plantation was called Mulberry Grove.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 063-9.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1738.
Location. 31° 13.316′ N, 81° 22.143′ W. Marker is near St. Simons Island, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Lawrence Road, 0.6 miles north of Frederica Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Simons Island GA 31522, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. German Village (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Military Road (approx. Battle of Gully Hole Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. one mile away); The Georgia Navy (approx. one mile away); St. Simons Island (approx. one mile away); Reverends John & Charles Wesley / Wesley Memorial Garden (approx. one mile away); Christ Church Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Simons Island.
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