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Richland in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Historic Richland

 
 
Historic Richland Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, circa June 1992
1. Historic Richland Marker
Inscription. First settled in 1827, Richland was named for the home district of several pioneer families from South Carolina. The community became a busy railroad junction when the Savannah. Americus and Montgomery, and the Columbus Southern rail lines met here in 1889. Richland was incorporated in 1890. By 1913, the city had 3 banks, 3 hotels, 25 stores, guano factory, cotton seed oil mill, Coca Cola bottling plant and other enterprises. The older part of the city is a historic district listed in the National Register of Historic Places as significant in areas of the city planning, transportation, architecture and social history.
 
Erected 1986 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the City of Richland.
 
Location. 32° 5.474′ N, 84° 40.061′ W. Marker is in Richland, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is at the intersection of Wall Street and Park Drive, on the right when traveling south on Wall Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richland GA 31825, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richland Baptist Church Site (a few steps from this marker); First Post Office Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cedarwood Cemetery
Historic Richland Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
2. Historic Richland Marker
Looking north on Wall Street, old US Highway 280. The "Richland Baptist Church Site" marker is visible in the distance.
(about 700 feet away); Providence Chapel (approx. 3.7 miles away); Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 5.1 miles away); Gen. Evansí Birthplace (approx. 6.4 miles away); Westville Symposium (approx. 7.7 miles away); Lannahassee (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richland.
 
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Historic Richland Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
3. Historic Richland Marker
Looking south on Wall Street, old US Highway 280, toward the center of Richland
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,040 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 11, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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