Richmond Hill in Bryan County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The fort was named in honor of John, Duke of Argyle, friend and patron of James Edward Oglethorpe, and was garrisoned by Captain McPherson with a detachment of Rangers.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 015-9.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1733.
Location. 31° 58.357′ N, 81° 22.603′ W. Marker is in Richmond Hill, Georgia, in Bryan County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 144 and State Road 67, on the left when traveling south on U.S. 144. Located within Fort Stewart Military Installation. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hazen's Division at the Canoochee River (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort McAllister (approx. 4.1 miles away); "Dead Town" of Hardwicke (approx. 4.1 miles away); Courthouse Annex (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ways Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); Henry Ford at Richmond Hill (approx. 4˝ miles away); J. F. Gregory (approx. 4˝ miles away); Richmond Hill Veterans Monument (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond Hill.
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