Jacksonville in Telfair County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
World Record Bass
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 134-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 49.409′ N, 82° 54.517′ W. Marker was in Jacksonville, Georgia, in Telfair County. Marker was on Georgia Route 117 4 miles east of U.S. 441/319, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is four miles east of US 441/319 in town of Jacksonville. Marker was in this post office area: Jacksonville GA 31544, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 17 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Jacksonville (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old Coffee Road (was approx. 6.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Cullen Boney Descendants (approx. 10½ miles away); Methodism at Spring Hill (approx. 16.9 miles away).
More about this marker. In 2012 the marker and post are missing, leaving no trace the marker ever existed.
Also see . . .
1. George Perry and the World Record Largemouth Bass. A series of articles about the world record bass. (Submitted on July 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Investigative Report: Perry's Bass. Even after 75 years, some questions linger. A recently discovered photo substantiates Perry's story. Still some have questions. (Submitted on July 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Animals • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,087 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on July 4, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photo 1. submitted on July 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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