Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
De L Aigle Brick Yards
Erected by Works Progress Administration (WPA), State of Georgia. (Marker Number US1 A 11.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
Location. 33° 27.857′ N, 81° 57.441′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Walton Way near 3rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Located at Magnolia Cemetery driveway, north wall of administration building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Magnolia Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Prisoners Of War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); De L Aigle Brick Yard (about 700 feet away); This Memorial (about 700 feet away); Thankful Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Government House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Troop K Georgia Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bicentennial Augusta, Ga (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding De L Aigle Brick Yards. Wealthy Nicholas de l'Aigle donated part of his plantation and brick yard to the city making a total of 60 acres for the Magnolia Cemetery. The de l'Aigle family lost a son, Armand, to the Confederacy. He was killed at Savage Station, Va. in June 1862, brought home and buried here in March, 1863.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 964 times since then and 60 times this year. Last updated on November 18, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2. submitted on November 15, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.