Near Eastman in Dodge County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1999 by the Georgia Historic Society, Orphans Cemetery Association, and Dodge Historical Society. (Marker Number 45-2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 32° 12.474′ N, 83° 12.966′ W. Marker is near Eastman, Georgia, in Dodge County. Marker can be reached from the intersection Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eastman GA 31023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Blackshear Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Eastman-Bishop-Bullock House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dodge County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Eastman School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stuckey's (approx. 3.2 miles away); Normandale (approx. 12.3 miles away); Lucian A. Whipple (approx. 14.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eastman.
Regarding Orphans Cemetery. A prominent memorial in this cemetery is a stone routunda atop a crypt sheltering a statues of Albert and Martha Williamson, seated, with their young nephew, Jay Gould, standing behind them.
1. Jay Gould Williamson is not the Jay Gould
The nephew Jay Gould, standing with the Williamsons in the statue in Photo No. 3, should not be confused with Jason “Jay” Gould, the financier and railroad developer of the late 1800s.
— Submitted December 17, 2010.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,322 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.