Rincon in Effingham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Village of Abercorn
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Society. (Marker Number 015-5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 32° 14.295′ N, 81° 11.78′ W. Marker is in Rincon, Georgia, in Effingham County. Marker is on Augusta Road (Georgia Route 21) just south of Old Augusta Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rincon GA 31326, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Houston Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Goshen Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Historic Ship Anchor (approx. 2 miles away); Richmond Baptist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mulberry Grove Plantation (approx. 4 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 4 miles away); Atlantic Coastal Highway Through Georgia (approx. 5˝ miles away); Purrysburg Township (approx. 6˝ miles away in South Carolina).
More about this marker. This marker is a replacement by the Georgia Historical Society and erected in 2019. Originally it was erected by the Georgia Historical Commission in 1959.
Also see . . . Georgia Ghost Towns. (Submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
1. Marker Number:
The marker number (015-5) has the wrong county number of 015 for Bryant County. The county number for Effingham County is 051. Originally, this marker was located south of its current location at Rice Creek Road in Chatham County and numbered 051-5.
— Submitted October 8, 2020, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.