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Nashville in Berrien County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Berrien County

 
 
Berrien County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
1. Berrien County Marker
Inscription. Berrien County, created by Act of Feb. 25, 1856, was named for John MacPherson Berrien, “the American Cicero,” who was born Aug. 23, 1781 and died Jan. 1, 1856. He was Judge of the Eastern Circuit, U.S. Senator and U.S. Attorney General. The county seat, Nashville, was named for Gen. Francis Nash of N.C., distinguished soldier of the Revolution. First county officers, commissioned April 21, 1856, were: Sher., John Studstill; Clk. of Courts, Richard A. Peeples; Tax Rec., John A. Money; Tax Col., John M. Futch; Cor., James Dobson; Sur., Seaborn J. Bradford; Ord., John Lindsey.
 
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 010-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 12.4′ N, 83° 15′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Georgia, in Berrien County. Marker is at the intersection of South Davis Street (U.S. 129) and East Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Davis Street. Touch for map. The marker stands in front of the Berrien County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville GA 31639, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured
Berrien County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
2. Berrien County Marker
as the crow flies. Indian Fights (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Coffee Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Flat Creek Mills (was approx. 4.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Adel Lime Sink (approx. 11.1 miles away); Cook County (approx. 11.3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Coffee Road (approx. 13.8 miles away); Joshua Lee (approx. 14.9 miles away); Home of Governor E. D. Rivers (approx. 15 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
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Berrien County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
3. Berrien County Courthouse
The Berrien County Courthouse was built in 1898 at a cost of 17,000.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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