Jacksonville in Telfair County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
World Record Bass
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 134-4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 49.409′ N, 82° 54.517′ W. Marker was in Jacksonville, Georgia, in Telfair County. Marker was on Georgia Route 117 4 miles east of U.S. 441/319, on the right when traveling east. Marker is four miles east of US 441/319 in town of Jacksonville. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Jacksonville GA 31544, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 17 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Jacksonville (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cullen Boney Descendants (approx. 10˝ miles away); Methodism at Spring Hill (approx. 16.9 miles away).
More about this marker. In 2012 the marker and post are missing, leaving no trace the marker ever existed.
Also see . . .
1. George Perry and the World Record Largemouth Bass. A series of articles about the world record bass. (Submitted on July 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Investigative Report: Perry's Bass. Even after 75 years, some questions linger. A recently discovered photo substantiates Perry's story. Still some have questions. (Submitted on July 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,130 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on July 4, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photo 1. submitted on July 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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