Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Birthplace of the Augusta Chronicle
Among its editors prominenet in public life were: Dennis Driscol (1804-11), who launched controversial journalism in Georgia; A. H. Pemberton (1825-36), first in State to urge nullification; N.S. Morse (1862-66) of Connecticut, whose distribes against President Davis revealed Union sympathies which became undisguised upon the arrival of Federal troops after the surrender; Ambrose R. Wright (1866-72), Maj. Gen.,
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 121-35.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 28.337′ N, 81° 57.553′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on 5th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. On 5th Street between Broad and Ellis Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The “Haunted” Pillar of the Lower Market (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. James United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); The Signer's Monument (about 800 feet away); Richmond County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Army National Guard (approx. 0.2 miles away); General George Washington Veterans of All Wars (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Academy of Richmond County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
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