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Site of Abraham Simon's Store

 
 
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
1. Site of Abraham Simon's Store Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Abraham Simon's Store
1815
He was a Georgia state
legislator, merchant
and tavern keeper. His
widow married Jessie
Mercer and his fortune
was used to endow
Mercer University.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. 33° 44.25′ N, 82° 44.317′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of East Square and East Court Street, on the right when traveling north on East Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 East Square, Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of Almar Manufacturing Company (here, next to this marker); Oldest Brick Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 1817 Wilkes County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Cabinet Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkes County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington-Wilkes Vietnam Monument
Site of Abraham Simon's Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
2. Site of Abraham Simon's Store Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Woodmen of the World Supreme Sacrifice Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkes County (within shouting distance of this marker); Bolton Factory (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
3. Site of Abraham Simon's Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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