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

Author "The Young Marooners"

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Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 5, 2010
1. Author "The Young Marooners" Marker
Inscription.  Francis Robert Goulding, preacher, teacher, author, inventor, as minister of the Bath Presbyterian Church from 1843 to 1851, occupied its manse, about 1 mile North. During that time he wrote the most popular of his several books: " The Young Marooners". Born at Midway, GA (1810), and graduated from the University of Georgia and the Theological Seminary of Columbia, he served as Chaplain during the War Between the States, preached and taught at numerous churches and schools in this section and died impoverished at Roswell, GA (1881). He invented a sewing machine in 1842, four years before Howe's invention was patented.
 
Erected 1988 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 121-6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 33° 20.034′ N, 82° 9.856′ W. Marker is in near Bath, Georgia
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Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 5, 2010
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, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Deans Bridge Road (U.S. 1) and Bath-Edie Road (Georgia Road 75), on the right when traveling south on Deans Bridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blythe GA 30805, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hephzibah Methodist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Liberty Methodist Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); Grovetown Centennial Monument (approx. 8.3 miles away); Paul Hamilton Hayne (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hopeful Baptist Church (approx. 8.8 miles away); Carswell (approx. 8.8 miles away); William Schley 1786 - 1858 (approx. 9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is a replacement for an earlier marker with a similar title and text erected by the Georgia Historical Commission at this location, which had disappeared.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The son of Rev. Thomas Goulding, founder and first president of the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Columbia, S. C.,
 
Author "The Young Marooners" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 5, 2010
3. Author "The Young Marooners" Marker
at the intersection U.S.1 and Bath-Edie Road (State Road 75)
Author "The Young Marooners" Marker, looking west along Bath-Edie Road (State Road 75) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 5, 2010
4. Author "The Young Marooners" Marker, looking west along Bath-Edie Road (State Road 75)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 750 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on October 8, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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