Lawrenceville in Gwinnett County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
In Tribute to Ezzard Charles
Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World
July 7, 1921
May 28, 1975
Erected 1979 by Lawrenceville Jaycees.
Location. 33° 57.427′ N, 83° 59.359′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceville, Georgia, in Gwinnett County. Marker can be reached from Lawrenceville Highway (U.S. 29). Touch for map. The marker is on the western grounds of the Old Gwinnett County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceville GA 30046, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the Fallen of 1836 (a few steps from this marker); Garrard’s Cavalry Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Watering Trough 1873 (within shouting distance of this marker); Button Gwinnett (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gwinnett County (about 300 feet away); Birthplace of Bill Arp (about 300 feet away); The Home of Major William E. Simmons (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceville.
Regarding In Tribute to Ezzard Charles. Ezzard won several amateur championships,
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