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Near Arcola in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Abbot 1751 - 1840

 
 
John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2009
1. John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker
Inscription. John Abbot of Georgia 1751-1840

Talented artist and searching naturalist of birds and insects.

As a tribute to him and his work may you who stand here find pleasure in the natural beauty of Georgia.

John Abbot lies buried in this woodland cemetery because of his love of nature and his long friendship with the McElveen family.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Society.
 
Location. 32° 19.068′ N, 81° 36.048′ W. Marker is near Arcola, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is on McElveen Kendrick Pond Road (County Route 358) 0.2 miles east of McElveen Cemetery Road (County Route 357), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. McElveen Cemetery Road runs east from an intersection with Arcola Road (County Road 582). There is a Georgia Historical Marker for John Abbot at that intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklet GA 30415, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Abbot (1751-1839) (approx. half a mile away); Upper Black Creek Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Upper Black Creek Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Brooklet, Georgia
John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2009
2. John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker
This image is taken from John Abbot's self-portrait.
(approx. 5.6 miles away); Old River Road (approx. 8 miles away); Nevils Station & Shearwood Railroad (approx. 10 miles away); Harville House (approx. 10.2 miles away); Camp Davis, Military Instructional Camp, C.S.A. (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
Regarding John Abbot 1751 - 1840. Another Georgia Historic Commission marker titled "John Abbot," located about 50 miles away in Screven County, states that Abbot is buried nearby in an unmarked grave. Historians today generally consider that information to be incorrect.
 
Also see . . .  John Abbot Wikipedia Article. (Submitted on September 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2009
3. John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker
Located in the McElveen family cemetery
John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2009
4. John Abbot 1751 - 1840 Marker
The marker stands in the center of the McElveen family cemetery.
John Abbot Portrait image. Click for full size.
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5. John Abbot Portrait
This is taken from the only known portrait of John Abbot. It is believed to be a self-portrait.
John Abbot's painting of the Black Swallowtail image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
6. John Abbot's painting of the Black Swallowtail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 28, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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