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Hawkinsville in Pulaski County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Pulaski County

 
 
Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
1. Pulaski County Marker
Inscription.  This County, created by Act of the Legislature December 13, 1808, is named for Count Casimir Pulaski, Polish hero of the Revolutionary War who died fighting in Georgia and is buried in Savannah. Court was to be held at the home of Isham Jordan until the County Site was selected at Hartford in 1810. It was moved across the Ocmulgee to Hawkinsville in 1836 when this town was incorporated. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff Lewis Holland, Clerk of the Superior Court Richard H. Thomas, Clerk of Inferior Court John Rainey, Coroner William Brocken and Surveyor John Bush.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 116-1.)
 
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 date for this entry is December 13, 1750.
 
Location. 32° 16.993′ N, 83° 28.154′ W. Marker is in Hawkinsville, Georgia, in Pulaski County. Marker is on Commerce Street (Georgia Route 26) 0 miles west of North Lumpkin Street, on the right
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when traveling east. The marker stands in front of the Pulaski County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Commerce Street, Hawkinsville GA 31036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Slosheye Trail (a few steps from this marker); To Our Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Pursuit (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Hartford (approx. 0.9 miles away); De Soto Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); The 1812 Soldiers (approx. 1.4 miles away); A $100,000 Reward (approx. 4 miles away); Bleckley County (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hawkinsville.
 
Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
2. Pulaski County Marker
Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
3. Pulaski County Marker
Looking west on Commerce Street
Pulaski County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 17, 2011
4. Pulaski County Marker
The marker can be seen just to the right of the Pulaski County Courthouse, built in 1874.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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