Swainsboro in Emanuel County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of George Leon Smith, II
1912 - 1973
Location. 32° 35.8′ N, 82° 20.033′ W. Marker is in Swainsboro, Georgia, in Emanuel County. Marker is at the intersection of Roger Shaw Street and South Main Street (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling north on Roger Shaw Street. The marker is located in Patriot Park, created on the former site of the Emanual County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swainsboro GA 30401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emanuel County Patriot Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Swainsboro Georgia Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Emanuel County (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sunbury Road Summerville (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Savannah Road (approx. 13.9 miles away); Old Savannah Road (was approx. 14 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Pine Barren Crossroads (approx. 14 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Swainsboro.
Also see . . . George Leon Smith, II. A brief biography Smith found at Our Georgia History. In addition to the other naming honors noted on the marker, a Georgia State Park at Twin City, east of Swainsboro, is also named after him. (Submitted on July 26, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,198 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 20, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.