Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Schley 1786 - 1858
Governor of Georgia 1835- 1837
—Grand Master of Georgia 1828- 1831 —
A.D.1967 A.I. 5967
Erected 1967 by The Educational and Historical Commission of the Grand Lodge of Georgia, F. & A.M.
Location. Touch for map. Located opposite Walker Court Near I-520 overpass (No Access) Bobby Jones Expressway, Augusta. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30906, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spirit Creek Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun (approx. 3.8 miles away); Bobby Jones and the Beginning of the Grand Slam (approx. 4.4 miles away); Great Indian Trading Path (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Sisters of Saint Joseph In Augusta (approx. 4.6 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Bell at Augusta State University (approx. 4.7 miles away); Stephen Vincent Benet House (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding William Schley 1786 - 1858. During his gubernatorial term, Schley initiated the creation of the Western and Atlantic Railroad.
Schley County, Georgia is named in honor of Schley.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. study marker shown.
Also see . . . William Schley - New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on February 2, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,018 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.