“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Houston County Georgia Historical Markers

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By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
Thaddeus Oliver Marker
Georgia (Houston County), Elko — 076-2 — Thaddeus Oliver
Thaddeus Oliver, who wrote “All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight”, and his wife, the former Sarah Penelope Lawson, are buried here, in what was once the family burying ground on the Hugh Lawson plantation. Thaddeus Oliver, son of William . . . — Map (db m53120) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Perry — 76-1 — Governor John Houston
Born near Waynesboro in 1744, Houston was the son of Sir Patrick Houston and Priscilla Dunbar. He was elected in 1775 to represent Georgia at the Continental Congress and served on Georgia’s Council of Safety, which in January 1776 issued the arrest . . . — Map (db m15068) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Perry — Perry Methodist ChurchOrganized 1826
The first edifice was erected in 1827 on site which is now Evergreen Cemetery. The second building was located in 1846 on the front half of this square and faced Washington St. The present sanctuary was built in 1860 - 61 when other half of square . . . — Map (db m23092) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Perry — Perry United Methodist Church-1826 -
Organized as part of the South Carolina Conference in 1826, this church by 1830 was head of the Perry Circuit in the newly formed Georgia Conference and after 1866 in the South Georgia Conference. By 1922 Perry had become a station church. Its . . . — Map (db m23091) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robbins — Boeing B-1B LancerMuseum of Aviaton — Aircraft Collection —
The B-1B is the improved variant of the B-1A, which was cancelled in 1977. The program was resurrected in 1981 with the first production model flying in 1984. The B-1B was delivered to the Air Force in 1985. The B-1B’s blended wing/body . . . — Map (db m70161) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robins — 19th Air Refueling Wing Monument
Dedicated to all SAC Warriors from the Black Knights of the 19th Air Refueling Wing who on 19 November 1988 captured 16 time to climb world records in KC-135R #62-3554, "Cherokee Rose" — Map (db m44335) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robins — Flint Electric Membership Corporation
Flint Electric Membership Corporation provided electrical service to Wellston, Georgia in 1939. Population about 43 people. In 1943, when the name was changed to Warner Robins, a major commitment was made by Flint EMC to serve the electrical needs . . . — Map (db m59592) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robins — POW/MIA Memorial
We dedicate this memorial, unbinding the American Eagle from her chain in the enduring faith that all POW/MIA "chains" will be unbound and their journey home will begin with God's speed. "Bring them home" is our proclamation to the world with this . . . — Map (db m44305) HM
Georgia (Houston County), Warner Robins — The Medal of HonorUnited States Air Force
Base "Awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity of the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty in action involving actual conflict with an opposing armed force" Top Tablet United States Air Force Medal of Honor . . . — Map (db m44306) HM

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