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Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga.

Founded 1858

 
 
Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
1. Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga. Marker
Inscription.

The City of Atlanta deeded this plot of ground to the Hibernian Benevolent Society in 1873. The grant recognized contributions made by the "Hibernian Rifles" and Father Thomas O'Reilly in defending and preserving the city during the Civil War.
 
Erected 1977 by Hibernian Benevolent Society, Waymon Yarborough, and Nickville Granite Co.
 
Location. 33° 44.885′ N, 84° 22.467′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Touch for map. Marker is in Oakland Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 248 Oakland Avenue SE, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Martha Lumpkin Compton (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakland Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Julia Carlisle Withers (about 400 feet away); William Allen Fuller (about 500 feet away); Moses W. Formwalt (about 500 feet away); Slave Square (about 500 feet away); "Out in the Rain" (about 500 feet away); Dr. Noel d'Alvigny (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga. Plot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
2. Hibernian Benevolent Society of Atlanta, Ga. Plot and Marker

2. Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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