Broadfield in Glynn County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of James Hamilton Couper
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Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 063-23.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 18.474′ N, 81° 27.637′ W. Marker is in Broadfield, Georgia, in Glynn County. Marker is on Darien Highway (U.S. 17) near Grants Ferry Road (State Highway 99), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick GA 31525, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boys Estate (within shouting distance of this marker); Needwood Baptist Church and Needwood School The State of Georgia Salutes (approx. 2.6 miles away); Brunswick Stew (approx. 2.6 miles away); Famous Butler Authors (approx. 3.3 miles away); Butler Island Plantation (approx. 3.4 miles away); General's Island (approx. 4 miles away); Darien Waterfront (approx. 4.4 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. James Hamilton Couper. From the UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography. Couper was a leading Southern planter, was among the first to apply scientific research to agricultural operations. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The John Couper Family at Cannon's Point By T. Reed Ferguson. page 159-216 great mention of Hopeton Plantation (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,407 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.