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Hillsboro in Jasper County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Benjamin Harvey Hill

 
 
Benjamin Harvey Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
1. Benjamin Harvey Hill Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor of
Benjamin Harvey Hill
Georgia’s Illustrious Son
Born Near Hillsboro
Jasper County
September 14, 1823.

Died in Atlanta August 16, 1882
A Matchless Orator
Renowned Jurist
Courageous Statesman

 
Erected 1928 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Sergeant Jasper Chapter of Monticello, Georgia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1851.
 
Location. 33° 10.596′ N, 83° 38.936′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Georgia, in Jasper County. Marker is on Georgia Route 11 just south of Plum Street, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in the yard of the now closed Ben Hill School, built in 1913 and named for Hill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro GA 31038, 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. Hillsboro (approx. 0.6 miles away); Across the Ocmulgee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Birthplace of Benjamin Harvey Hill
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By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
2. Benjamin Harvey Hill Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Sunshine Church (approx. 5 miles away); Sunshine Church II (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hebron Baptist Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Stoneman Raid (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .  A biography of Benjamin H. Hill. From the New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on December 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Benjamin Harvey Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
3. Benjamin Harvey Hill Marker
Benjamin Harvey Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
4. Benjamin Harvey Hill Marker
Two Georgia state markers, one honoring Hill's birthplace, stand near this marker.
Ben Hill School image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
5. Ben Hill School
Built in 1913, and named for Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,114 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 31, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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