Near Eastman in Dodge County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1999 by the Georgia Historic Society, Orphans Cemetery Association, and Dodge Historical Society. (Marker Number 45-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 12.474′ N, 83° 12.966′ W. Marker is near Eastman, Georgia, in Dodge County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Firetower Road and Orphans Cemetery Road at Firetower Road. Touch for map. Firetower Road may also be named Harp Road. Marker is in the cemetery at this intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Eastman GA 31023, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within The Blackshear Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Eastman-Bishop-Bullock House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dodge County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Eastman School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stuckey's (approx. 3.2 miles away); Normandale (approx. 12.3 miles away); Lucian A. Whipple (approx. 14.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eastman.
Regarding Orphans Cemetery. A prominent memorial in this cemetery is a stone routunda atop a crypt sheltering a statues of Albert and Martha Williamson, seated, with their young nephew, Jay Gould, standing behind them.
1. Jay Gould Williamson is not the Jay Gould
The nephew Jay Gould, standing with the Williamsons in the statue in Photo No. 3, should not be confused with Jason “Jay” Gould, the financier and railroad developer of the late 1800s.
— Submitted December 17, 2010.
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