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Cordele in Crisp County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Capitol of Georgia Site • 1865

 
 
Capitol of Georgia Site • 1865 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 8, 2021
1. Capitol of Georgia Site • 1865 Marker
Inscription.  In 1865, Capitol of Georgia moved here by Governor Joe Brown. The Great Seal and Treasury moved from here to Canada and later returned to the Governor of Georgia. The old well under this spot furnished the water supply for the refugee capitol.

Sponsored by local chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy 793
and Cordele Marble Company
Erected — 1952

 
Erected 1952 by Cordele Chapter 793, United Daughters of the Confederacy; Cordele Marble Company.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 31° 58.139′ N, 83° 46.95′ W. Marker is in Cordele, Georgia, in Crisp County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South 7th Street (U.S. 41) and 11th Avenue East, on the right when traveling north. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk near the front entrance to the Suwannee House courtyard and apartment complex at the southeast corner of
Capitol of Georgia Site • 1865 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 8, 2021
2. Capitol of Georgia Site • 1865 Marker
(Marker is embedded in sidewalk, directly in front of the Suwannee House apartment complex.)
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the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South 7th Street, Cordele GA 31015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor Joseph E. Brown Executive Mansion Site (a few steps from this marker); Georgia Southern & Florida Railway (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Georgia & Albany Railway (about 500 feet away); Savannah, Americus & Montgomery Railway (about 500 feet away); Atlantic & Birmingham Railway (about 500 feet away); Union Depot (about 500 feet away); Georgia Southern & Florida Railroad (about 500 feet away); Americus, Preston and Lumpkin Railroad (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cordele.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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