Metter in Candler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 021-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1914.
Location. 32° 23.836′ N, 82° 3.753′ W. Marker is in Metter, Georgia, in Candler County. Marker is on West Broad Street (State Highway 46) near Nort Kennedy Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Metter GA 30439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Legion Armed Forces Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Candler County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Candler County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sunbury Road (approx. 3.8 miles away); Pulaski, Georgia (approx. 6.2 miles away); Excelsior and its Academy (approx. 8.1 miles away); Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); a different marker also named Old Sunbury Road (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metter.
Also see . . . New Georgia Encyclopedia, Candler County. The current courthouse was built in 1921 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. (Submitted on April 24, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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