Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga
1735 — 1935
— (Oglethorpe, Lee and Lee Tribute) —
1735 — 1935
Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe,
Founder - 1735
Gen. "Light-Horse" Harry Lee
Revolutionary soldier, Commander - 1781
Gen. Robert Edward Lee,
and Commander - in - Chief — 1865.
A Tribute by:
Ladies' Memorial Association
Augusta Chapter "A"
United Daughters of the Condederacy.
Augusta Bicentennial 1935.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1735.
Location. 33° 28.175′ N, 81° 57.336′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Located between 4th Street and 3rd Street, traveling east on Greene Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: near 314 Greene Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Troop K Georgia Cavalry (about 400 feet away, measured in a Veterans of All Wars (about 500 feet away); St. James United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thankful Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Government House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amanda America Dickson Toomer (approx. ¼ mile away); The First Academy of Richmond County (approx. ¼ mile away); Georgia’s First School of Medicine (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. James Oglethorpe 1696-1785. New Georgia Encyclopedia website entry (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, the American Revolutionary War officer. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.