Penfield in Greene County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1959 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 066-13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Education. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
Location. 33° 40.104′ N, 83° 10.5′ W. Marker is in Penfield, Georgia, in Greene County. Marker is on Mercer Circle, 0.1 miles Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Point GA 30669, 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. Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 6 miles away); A.T. Brightwell Schools Inc (approx. 6 miles away); Episcopal Church of The Redeemer (approx. 6.2 miles away); Greensboro Auditorium (approx. 6.3 miles away); Old Greene County "Gaol" (approx. 6.3 miles away); Sheriff L. L. Wyatt (approx. 6.4 miles away); William C. Dawson (approx. 6.4 miles away); First Commissioner of Agriculture (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Regarding “Old Mercer”. The old chapel is the only major building remaining from Old Mercer College..
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.