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Hinesville in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Liberty County

 
 
Liberty County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Liberty County Marker
Inscription.  Liberty County, an original county, was created by the Consitution of Feb. 5, 1777 from Creek Cession of May 20, 1733. It had been organized in 1758 as the Parishes of St. John, St. Andrew, and St. James, the theatre of many important events during the Revolution, Liberty County was named for American Independence. Form it all of Long and McIntosh Counties were formed. Samuel Morecock was commissioned Sheriff in 1778. Wm. Barnard became Surveyor, Feb 17, 1782. Francis Coddington in 1785 was made Clerk of Inf, and Sup. Courts of Liberty, Glynn and Camden Counties. John Lawson was sworn in as Coroner in 1790.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 089-6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 20, 1778.
 
Location. 31° 50.858′ N, 81° 35.727′ W. Marker is in Hinesville, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is on Ct Street West near Commerce Street. Marker is in front of the
Liberty County Marker, at left, in front of County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
2. Liberty County Marker, at left, in front of County Courthouse
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courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hinesville GA 31313, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty County Confederate Monument (here, next to this marker); Bradwell Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Morris Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Charlton Hines House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hinesville Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); The Bacon-Fraser House (about 500 feet away); Old Liberty County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Skirmish at Hinesville (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hinesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.

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