Brunswick in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Stew was made here in
the Brunswick - Golden
Isles area in early
colonial days. It remains
an American Favorite.
Erected 1988 by Christopher K. Jones Troop 224 Eagle Scout Project 10-17-88.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Events.
Location. 31° 16.788′ N, 81° 29.409′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on I-95 (at milepost 40) when traveling south. In the southbound rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31525, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The State of Georgia Salutes (within shouting distance of this marker); Hopeton-on-the-Altamaha (approx. 2.6 miles away); Boys Estate (approx. 2.6 miles away); Needwood Baptist Church and Needwood School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Famous Butler Authors (approx. 5.8 miles away); Butler Island PlantationGeneral's Island (approx. 6.4 miles away); Darien Waterfront (approx. 6.9 miles away).
Regarding Brunswick Stew. Most recipes claiming authenticity call for squirrel or rabbit meat, but chicken, pork, and beef are also common ingredients. Some versions have a distinctly smoky taste.
A debate currently exists as to whether Brunswick Stew was actually originally made near the town of Brunswick, Georgia, or in Brunswick County in southern Virginia (the more probable of the two).[Wikipedia]
Also see . . . Brunswick Stew. New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on March 3, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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