Fitzgerald in Ben Hill County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ben Hill County
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 009-2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1899.
Location. 31° 42.86′ N, 83° 15.007′ W. Marker is in Fitzgerald, Georgia, in Ben Hill County. Marker is on South Sheridan Street south of Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fitzgerald GA 31750, 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. In Grateful Appreciation of The Boys of Ben Hill Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Portable Confinement Cage (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fitzgerald (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902 (approx. ¼ mile away); Gen. Bush's Home (approx. ¾ mile away); First Baptist Church Bell (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fitzgerald.
Also see . . . Benjamin Hill. The New Georgia Encyclopedia entry for Senator Benjamin Harvey Hill, after whom the county was named. (Submitted on February 15, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 13, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.