Perry in Houston County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Governor John Houston
Erected 2003 by The Georgia Historical Society and the National Society of the Colonial Dames in the State of Georgia. (Marker Number 76-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Education • Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1744.
Location. 32° 27.475′ N, 83° 44.057′ W. Marker is in Perry, Georgia, in Houston County. Marker is at the intersection of Carroll Street and Jernigan Street, on the right when traveling east on Carroll Street. The marker is located at the old Houston County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Carroll Street, Perry GA 31069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Perry Methodist Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (approx. 11.1 miles away); Peach County (approx. 11.1 miles away); James A. Everett (approx. 11.2 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 11½ miles away); Boeing B-1B Lancer (approx. 12.6 miles away); POW/MIA Memorial (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perry.
Also see . . . John Houstoun from New Georgia Encyclopedia. Note the spelling of the last name. (Submitted on January 6, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,395 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.