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Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bicentennial Augusta, Ga

1735 — 1935

 

— (Oglethorpe, Lee and Lee Tribute) —

 
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
1. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker
Inscription.  
(East face)

Bicentennial
Augusta, Ga
1735 — 1935


(West face)

Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe,
Founder - 1735
Gen. "Light-Horse" Harry Lee
Revolutionary soldier, Commander - 1781
Gen. Robert Edward Lee,
Confederate soldier
and Commander - in - Chief — 1865.
***
A Tribute by:
Ladies' Memorial Association
and
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 CivilWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
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
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker, west face image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
2. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker, west face
400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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 First Academy of Richmond County (approx. ¼ mile away); Georgia’s First School of Medicine (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of the Augusta Chronicle (approx. ¼ mile away); Georgia's State Capital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Visionary, social reformer, and military leader,James Oglethorpe. The New Georgia Encyclopedia (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.) 
 
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
3. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker in the median along Green Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
4. Bicentennial Augusta, Ga Marker in the median along Green Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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