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Georgia (Columbia County), Appling — 036-4 — Columbia County
Columbia County, named for Christopher Columbus, was created by Act of Dec. 10, 1790 from Richmond County. Originally, it contained parts of McDuffie and Warren Counties. Settled by Quakers before the Revolution, it has been the home of many . . . — Map (db m27049) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Appling — 36-7 — First Baptist Church in Georgia
Kiokee Church, the first Baptist Church to be constituted in Georgia, was organized in the Spring of 1772, by the Rev. Daniel Marshall, one of the founders of the Baptist denomination in Georgia. A meeting house was built, and the Rev. Daniel . . . — Map (db m27064) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Appling — Jabez Pleiades Marshall
Born in Columbia County, GA, c. 1794. The son of Abraham and Ann (alter) Marshall. Followed his father as pastor of this church, which he served until his death. He was educated as the University of Georgia. Notable positions include clerk, . . . — Map (db m88576) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Appling — Religious Liberty in Georgia
This building, Kiowee Church's sixth meeting house, was erected in 1937 with the help of many Georgia Baptists as a monument to Daniel Marshall. Not later than 1770, he was arrested for preaching in Colonial Georgia at a site east of this marker. . . . — Map (db m87419) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Appling — Rev. Daniel Marshall
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Georgia (Columbia County), Appling — Woodmen of the World Veterans Monument
In Sacred Memory of the Men of Columbia County Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice World War I Barney Bivins, John Burnett, Doughty Jansen, Selwyn Williamson World War II Daniel W. Cason, John B. Crawford, Thomas W. Smith, Robert . . . — Map (db m87416) WM
Georgia (Columbia County), Grovetown — Grovetown Centennial Monument
This Plaque Placed To Commemorate The 100th Anniversary Of the Founding of The City of Grovetown, GA. 1881-1981 — Map (db m87516) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Grovetown — 36-1 — Paul Hamilton Hayne(1830 - 1886)
Acclaimed poet, editor, and lecturer of the post-Civil War era, Paul Hamilton Hayne was born in Charleston, South Carolina. A contemporary of Sidney Lanier, Hayne edited Russell’s Magazine and the Charleston Gazette and wrote for the . . . — Map (db m38987) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Harlem — 036-1 — Famous Indian Trail
For the last 20 miles this highway has followed the course of the noted Upper Trading Path that led from present Augusta to Indian tribes as far away as the Mississippi River. By various connections the trail reached the Cherokees of North Georgia; . . . — Map (db m13815) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Harlem — Oliver Hardy Residence
Famous comedian resided here Oliver Norvell Hardy Harlem, Georgia Born: January 18, 1892 Died: August 7, 1957 — Map (db m66804) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Harlem — 36-09 — Oliver Norvell Hardy
Harlem became the birthplace of the rotund member of one of Hollywood's greatest comedy teams when Oliver Hardy was born January 18, 1892. After his father died and was buried in the Harlem Cemetery the year of Oliver's birth, Mrs. Hardy took the . . . — Map (db m15374) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Leah — 36-06 — Damascus Baptist Church
Damascus Baptist Church, organized July 29, 1820, was constituted by Samuel Cartledge and Widner Hilman. First members were Jeremiah Blanchard, James Ramsey, Jeremiah Roberts, Sara Blanchard, Sara Reid, Dilly Swan and Margaret Wilkins. James . . . — Map (db m13816) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Martinez — The Fall Line and HeadgatesThe Augusta Canal
Marking the place where two geophysical provinces intersect, the Fall Line attracted Native American settlement, served as a natural crossing point for Hernando DeSoto's journey, and made the Augusta Canal possible. The roar of water . . . — Map (db m114331) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Martinez — The Old City LocksThe Augusta Canal
Little has changed here over the past century. The area remains a natural oasis for reflection, social events, and recreation. The historic Augusta Canal, recognized as one of the most unique and intact canal systems in the United . . . — Map (db m114327) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Winfield — 36-02 — Basil Neal - Soldier of '76←1/2 mi.—«
"Happy Valley", homesite and burial place of Basil Neal, Revolutionary soldier, lies one-half mile off this highway in the direction the arrow points. Basil Neal or O`Neal, was born in Maryland in 1758. When he was 17 years old his family . . . — Map (db m27058) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Winfield — 36-05 — Sharon Baptist Church
Sharon Baptist Church was founded in 1799. The first pastor, Abraham Marshall, who served the church until his death in 1819, probably constituted the church. This building, the second on the site, was erected in 1869. Many names . . . — Map (db m27056) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Winfield — 36-03 — Shiloh Methodist Church»—→
Shiloh Methodist Church, the outgrowth of the earliest known Methodist place of worship in this community, has had a church building on this site for over 125 years. Originally, services started by a local hermit "who lived by a spring," were . . . — Map (db m27067) HM
Georgia (Columbia County), Winfield — 94-08 — William Few Signer of the U.S. Constitution
On this site stood the home of William Few, one of Georgia's signers of the United States Constitution. Built in 1781, the house burned in 1930. William Few was born near Baltimore, Maryland, June 8, 1748. In 1776 he moved to Augusta, . . . — Map (db m27053) HM

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