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Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Edward Oglethorpe

 
 
James Edward Oglethorpe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
1. James Edward Oglethorpe Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of James Edward Oglethorpe
Founder of the province now the state of Georgia
Soldier philanthropist and lover of his fellowmen most ardently those of poor estate
Born 1696 • Died 1785

Erected by the efforts of Capt. Charles Spalding Wylly and the Brunswick Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
 
Erected by Capt. Charles Spalding Wylly and the Brunswick Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 31° 8.808′ N, 81° 29.652′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Newcastle Street 0.1 miles north of Mansfield Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located in the northeast quadrant of Queen Square. 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. Queen Square (a few steps from this marker); a different marker
James Edward Oglethorpe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
2. James Edward Oglethorpe Marker
also named Queen Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Queen Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Mark Carr (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Queen Square (about 300 feet away); Jekyll Square East (about 600 feet away); Jekyll Square West (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
Also see . . .  Signature Squares of Brunswick. (Submitted on August 25, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
James Edward Oglethorpe image. Click for full size.
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3. James Edward Oglethorpe
Queen Square sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, August 23, 2020
4. Queen Square sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 25, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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