Penfield in Greene County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1959 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 066-13.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 40.104′ N, 83° 10.5′ W. Marker is in Penfield, Georgia, in Greene County. Marker is on Mercer Circle 0.1 miles from Penfield Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Point GA 30669, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 6 miles away); Old Greene County "Gaol" Sheriff L. L. Wyatt (approx. 6.4 miles away); William C. Dawson (approx. 6.4 miles away); First Commissioner of Agriculture (approx. 6.4 miles away); Greene County (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bishop George Foster Pierce (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Burning of Greensborough (approx. 6½ miles away).
Regarding “Old Mercer”. The old chapel is the only major building remaining from Old Mercer College..
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Churches & Religion • Education • Notable Buildings • Notable Places •
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