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Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum

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Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
1. Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum Marker
Inscription. Here, about 1873, on Lot No. 1, S.J. Henderson built the first residence in Pearson, then the terminus of the Brunswick and Albany R. R. Successively the home of prominent families in early Pearson history, in 1905 it became the residence of Martin S. Corbitt, Ordinary of Atkinson County 1928 - 1936. In 1955, at the request of Mrs. Corbitt and her sons, the house was dedicated by the City of Pearson and the John Floyd Chapter D.A.R. to the perpetuation of the memory of south Georgia pioneers and their way of life.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 002-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 17.898′ N, 82° 51.09′ W. Marker is in Pearson, Georgia, in Atkinson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Carter Avenue and North Church Street, on the left when traveling east on East Carter Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pearson GA 31642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Atkinson Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kinnaird Trail (approx. 7.7 miles
Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
2. Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum Marker
away); Salem Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Guest Mill Pond (approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Guest Mill Pond (approx. 8 miles away); Raymond-Richardson Aviation School (approx. 12.5 miles away); Bethany Baptist Church (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Regarding Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum. The building now appears to be empty.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
3. Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum and Marker
Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 16, 2012
4. Minnie F. Corbitt Memorial Museum and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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