Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of Dr. Lyman Hall
St. John`s Parish was later named Liberty County in commemoration of the patriotism of the Midway Colonists here, who, from the passage of the Stamp Act, became the most uncompromising champions of liberty, and, who, in advance of the remainder of the Province, took radical action by sending Dr. Lyman Hall to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia as a delegate before the Province at large could be induced to join the federation.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 089-1.)
Marker series. Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
Location. 31° 49.183′ N, 81° 25.789′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is on Ocean Highway (U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is about one mile north of Midway Church. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Midway Museum (approx. 0.9 miles away); Midway Congregational Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of Button Gwinnett and Dr. Lyman Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Rev. Mr. John Osgood (approx. one mile away); Brigadier General James Screven (approx. one mile away); James Screven and Daniel Stewart (approx. one mile away); Midway Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Brigadier General Daniel Stewart (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
Also see . . . Revolutionary-War-and-Beyond.com. Dr. Lyman Hall - Georgia Signer of the Declaration of Independence (Submitted on July 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers •
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