Preston in Webster County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Confederate Flag Raising in Georgia
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 152-3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 31, 1848.
Location. 32° 3.962′ N, 84° 32.22′ W. Marker is in Preston, Georgia, in Webster County. Marker is on County Courthouse Square (U.S. 280). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Preston GA 31824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walter F. George (here, next to this marker); Webster CountyVeterans (a few steps from this marker); Lannahassee (within shouting distance of this marker); Jimmy Carter's Boyhood Farm / From Here To Plains (approx. 6.6 miles away); Jimmy Carter Slept Here (approx. 6.6 miles away); Always a Reckoning (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Earl and Lillian Carter Home (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Preston.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. 3. submitted on August 14, 2011, by Michael Dover of Ellerslie, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.