Sunbury in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of Many Famous Persons
Maria J. McIntosh, noted authoress and her brother, Commodore James McKay McIntosh, hero of the Mexican War, were born in Sunbury. The Hon. John E. Ward, first United States Minister to China, and the Hon. William Law, noted jurist, were also natives of Sunbury.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 089-4B.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
Location. 31° 46.204′ N, 81° 16.831′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is at the intersection of Brigantine Dunsmore Road and Fort Morris Road Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint John's Lodge Number Six (here, next to this marker); The Dead Town Of Sunbury (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Sunbury Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sunbury Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Sunbury Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Famous Sunbury "Masonic" Oak (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Morris (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonel's Island (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
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