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Folkston in Charlton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henry Roddenberry

 
 
Henry Roddenberry Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 19, 2010
1. Henry Roddenberry Marker
Inscription.  
Memorial to Henry Roddenberry

Born 1803 – Died 1861

Son of George Roddenberry (1758 – 1850)
A Soldier in the American Revolution

Settled near Traders Hill about 1835

Indian War Mounted Soldier 1838 – 1839
A first citizen of Charlton County, he was its first Tax Collector 1854-1855, its first State Senator 1855-1856, and a public servant until death in 1861.

A born leader, honored and respected by all, and revered by his posterity.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 30° 49.9′ N, 82° 0.31′ W. Marker is in Folkston, Georgia, in Charlton County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and East Main Street (Georgia Route 40), on the right when traveling north on 3rd Street. The monument stands on the lawn of the Charlton County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Folkston GA 31537, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charlton County (a few steps from this marker); Central Dixie Highway
Henry Roddenberry Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 19, 2010
2. Henry Roddenberry Marker
The monument in front of the Charlton County Courthouse, next to the Charlton County Historical Marker.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Center Village or Centerville (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Okefenokee Swamp (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sardis Church (approx. 2˝ miles away); Trader's Hill (Fort Alert) (approx. 3 miles away); First Masonic Lodge in Charlton County (approx. 3 miles away); Oldest Industry in Charlton (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Folkston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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