Near Thomson in McDuffie County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Smith Watson Homeplace
Burned August 5, 1998
Location. 33° 27.3′ N, 82° 28.067′ W. Marker is near Thomson, Georgia, in McDuffie County. Marker can be reached from Augusta Road (U.S. 78) 0.1 miles east of Thomson Bypass (Georgia Route 17). Touch for map. The marker is flat in the ground in the yard where the house stood, approximately 50 yards from the highway, so almost impossible to see from the road. Marker is in this post office area: Thomson GA 30824, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Birthplace of George McDuffie (approx. 1.6 miles away); Blind Willie McTell Women of the Sixty's Confederate Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Usry House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Woodman of the World Supreme Sacrifice Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); McDuffie County (approx. 2.3 miles away); VFW Post 6672 KIA Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); VFW Veterans Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomson.
More about this marker. The family was very gracious in permitting me to photograph the marker, but please remember this is private property.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.