Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Appling in Columbia County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Columbia County

 
 
Columbia County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Columbia County Marker
Inscription.  
Columbia County, named for Christopher Columbus, was created by Act of Dec. 10, 1790 from Richmond County. Originally, it contained parts of McDuffie and Warren Counties. Settled by Quakers before the Revolution, it has been the home of many prominent Georgians. Here were Carmel Academy and Kiokee Baptist Church, "Mother Church" of Baptists in Georgia. First officers of Columbia County, commissioned Dec. 15, 1790, were: John Pearre, Coroner; John Walton, Surveyor; Daniel Marshall, Tax Col.; Anderson Crawford, Tax Rec.; Edmund B. Jenkins, Sheriff.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 036-4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1855.
 
Location. 33° 32.793′ N, 82° 18.975′ W. Marker is in Appling, Georgia, in Columbia County. Marker is on Appling Harlem Road (US
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
221,State Road 47) near Shucraft Road, on the left when traveling north. Located at the Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Appling GA 30802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodmen of the World Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); Rev. Daniel Marshall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Religious Liberty in Georgia (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Baptist Church in Georgia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jabez Pleiades Marshall (approx. 2.6 miles away); Basil Neal - Soldier of '76 (approx. 5˝ miles away); Sharon Baptist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); William Few (approx. 6.3 miles away); Shiloh Methodist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Damascus Baptist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appling.
 
Columbia County Marker<br>Refurbished image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
2. Columbia County Marker
Refurbished
Columbia County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
3. Columbia County Marker
Columbia County Marker and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, January 31, 2010
4. Columbia County Marker and Courthouse
Woodmen of the World Memorial at the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, January 31, 2010
5. Woodmen of the World Memorial at the Courthouse
In Sacred Memory of the Men of Columbia County Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice
World War I
Barney Bivins · John Burnett · Doughty Jansen · Selwyn Williamson

World War II
Daniel W. Cason · John B. Crawford · Thomas W. Smith · Robert Bryan · Fred Malone · Geo. R. Vaughn · Walter J. Fullbright, Jr. · Emmel W. Mundy · Charlie C. Snellings · Clyde Pardue, Jr. · Frank Kauffman · Willie S. Sweatman · Harold E. Reid · Perry L. Crapps

Korea
Corydon W. Benton · Delmas McNeal
"Time shall not dim the glory of their deeds"
Rev. Daniel Marshall Monument near the Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, January 31, 2010
6. Rev. Daniel Marshall Monument near the Courthouse
Marshall
Rev. Daniel Marshall
Born 1706, Died 1784,
Pioneer Baptist Minister,
Established Kiokee, the first
Baptist Church in Georgia in 1772
Erected by the people of
Georgia in 1903, in recognition
of his devotion and consecration
to the cause of Christ.

Coordinates:33.545727,-82.315857
Columbia County Courthouse, Appling image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
7. Columbia County Courthouse, Appling
Columbia County Courthouse, Appling image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
8. Columbia County Courthouse, Appling
Columbia County Courthouse, Appling image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, August 8, 2015
9. Columbia County Courthouse, Appling
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,497 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on January 31, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5, 6. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7, 8, 9. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=27049

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 23, 2024