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Telfair County Georgia Historical Markers

 
Marker detail: Once the rafters were in place, men laid sheeting in preparation for cypress shingles image, Touch for more information
Marker detail: Once the rafters were in place, men laid sheeting in preparation for cypress shingles
Georgia (Telfair County), Helena — Little Ocmulgee's Visitor Center
CCC enrollees completed Little Ocmulgee's Visitor Center in 1936. Called a combination building by the National Park Service for its multiple uses, it is labeled a casino on this early map of the park’s day use area. Beginning in December 1935, . . . — Map (db m125199) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), Jacksonville — Cullen Boney Descendants
Cullen Boney and his wife, Phoebe Williams migrated from North Carolina and settled in the China Hill community of Telfair County in the eighteen twenties. He had three children: Mary Jane Boney Cravey, Eliza Boney Reeves and Stephen Boney. . . . — Map (db m9145) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), Jacksonville — 134-3 — Jacksonville
The first County Seat of Telfair County, Jacksonville, was named for General Andrew Jackson. From 1807 to 1812 court met in various homes. In 1812 a courthouse was erected on the site of the present Methodist Church. Jacksonville was an . . . — Map (db m9756) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), Jacksonville — 134-4 — World Record Bass
Approximately two miles from this spot, on June 2, 1932, George W. Perry, a 19-year old farm boy, caught was to become America`s most famous fish. The twenty-two pound four ounce largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoldes) exceeded the existing record . . . — Map (db m57147) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), Lumber City — Major General James E. Livingston
Major General James E. Livingston United States Marine Corps Graduate of Lumber City High School 1957 Medal Of Honor Recipient — · • · — For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and . . . — Map (db m22030) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), McRae — 134-1 — Marion Bayard Folsom
Marion Folsom, business leader and civil servant, was born on this site on November 23, 1893. In 1914 he joined the Eastman Kodak Company where he helped design one of the nation's first company sponsored retirement insurance plans. Appointed by . . . — Map (db m57009) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), McRae — 134-2 — Telfair County
Telfair County was created by Act of Dec. 10, 1807 from Wilkinson County. Originally, it contained parts of Coffee and Dodge Counties. It was named for Gov. Edward Telfair (1735- 1807). Born in Scotland, he settled in Savannah in 1766, was a staunch . . . — Map (db m23638) HM
Georgia (Telfair County), McRea — Telfair County Veterans Memorial(Georgia)
Dedicated to the Telfair Countians who died in defence of our country in its last five wars. They died that others might live free Emblems: US Navy US Army US Marine Corps US Airforce US Coast Guard (Left Panel) World . . . — Map (db m23879) WM
Georgia (Telfair County), Scotland — 134-1 — Talmadge Home
This house was the home of two distinguished Governors of Georgia -- father and son. Eugene Talmadge, b. Sept. 23, 1884 in Monroe Co. served as Chief Executive 1933-37, 1941-43, and was elected for a fourth term, 1947-51, but died in Dec. 1946 . . . — Map (db m57146) HM

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