Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bicentennial Augusta, Ga
1735 — 1935
—(Oglethorpe, Lee and Lee Tribute) —
1735 — 1935
Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe,
Founder - 1735
Gen. "Light-Horse" Harry Lee
Revolutionary soldier, Commander - 1781
Gen. Robert Edward Lee,
and Commander - in - Chief — 1865.
A Tribute by:
Ladies' Memorial Association
Augusta Chapter "A"
United Daughters of the Condederacy.
Augusta Bicentennial 1935.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 33° 28.175′ N, 81° 57.336′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Touch for map. Located between 4th Street and 3rd Street, traveling east on Greene Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: near 314 Greene Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Troop K Georgia Cavalry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of All Wars (about 500 feet away); St. James United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thankful Baptist Church The First Academy of Richmond County (approx. ¼ mile away); Georgia’s First School of Medicine (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of the Augusta Chronicle (approx. ¼ mile away); Georgia's State Capital (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. Visionary, social reformer, and military leader,James Oglethorpe. The New Georgia Encyclopedia (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, the American Revolutionary War officer. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Robert E. Lee, The Columbia Encyclopedia. General in chief of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War, b. Jan. 19, 1807, at Stratford, Westmoreland Co., Va.; son of Henry (“Light-Horse Harry”) Lee. (Submitted on July 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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