Riceboro in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 089-23.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 43.418′ N, 81° 30.034′ W. Marker is in Riceboro, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is at the intersection of Sandy Run Road and Shell Road, on the left when traveling west on Sandy Run Road. Touch for map. Marker is located 5.6 miles west of US 17. Marker is in this post office area: Riceboro GA 31323, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bartram Trail (approx. 1½ miles away); Woodmanston Plantation (approx. 1½ miles First African Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Riceborough (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lambert Plantation (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Post Road (approx. 4.4 miles away); LeConte Botanical Gardens (approx. 5.3 miles away); New Life For Dorchester Academy 1932-1940 (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Riceboro.
Regarding Simon Munro. After several trips up and down Shell Road,and Sandy Run Road, no evidence of a plantation or cemetery could be seen from road, as of July 2008.
Also see . . . The Revolutionary Records of the State of Georgia by Allen Daniel Candler. Page 615 details the State Legislature's Act reversing the conviction of Munro for treason. (Submitted on July 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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