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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Berrien County, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Berrien County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Berrien County, GA (8) Atkinson County, GA (4) Coffee County, GA (13) Cook County, GA (10) Irwin County, GA (12) Lanier County, GA (12) Lowndes County, GA (27) Tift County, GA (13)  BerrienCounty(8) Berrien County (8)  AtkinsonCounty(4) Atkinson County (4)  CoffeeCounty(13) Coffee County (13)  CookCounty(10) Cook County (10)  IrwinCounty(12) Irwin County (12)  LanierCounty(12) Lanier County (12)  LowndesCounty(27) Lowndes County (27)  TiftCounty(13) Tift County (13)
Nashville is the county seat for Berrien County
Adjacent to Berrien County, Georgia
      Atkinson County (4)  
      Coffee County (13)  
      Cook County (10)  
      Irwin County (12)  
      Lanier County (12)  
      Lowndes County (27)  
      Tift County (13)  
 
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1Georgia (Berrien County), Alapaha — Bank of Alapaha
Original bank building est. 1905 Occupied by bank until 1917 When the new office was built later known as Alapaha Post Office Building Renovated and dedicated by Bank of Alapaha – 2016Map (db m191175) HM
2Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — 10-1 — "Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Following the United States' entry into World War I (1917-1918), more than 100,000 Georgians were involved in the war effort, with the state suffering over 1,000 casualties. The rural community of Berrien County experienced an extraordinary high . . . Map (db m175073) HM
3Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — 010-3 — Berrien County
Berrien County, created by Act of Feb. 25, 1856, was named for John MacPherson Berrien, “the American Cicero,” who was born Aug. 23, 1781 and died Jan. 1, 1856. He was Judge of the Eastern Circuit, U.S. Senator and U.S. Attorney General. . . . Map (db m40122) HM
4Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — 010-1 — Flat Creek Mills
Flat Creek Mills was a trading post and election precinct many years before the present Berrien County was created in 1856. Officers of the new county were sworn in here, and there being no court house, the first Inferior Court was held here in the . . . Map (db m50534) HM
5Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — Harrison-Taylor HouseCirca 1904
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior on January 30, 1995Map (db m164639) HM
6Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — 010-4 — Indian Fights
In the summer of 1836, a company of militia under Capt. Levi J. Knight of near Ray City was sent to protect the settlers from marauding Indians on their way to join the Seminoles in Florida. When a party of Indians plundered the plantation of . . . Map (db m40123) HM
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7Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — 010-2 — Old Coffee Road
The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this section, running southwestward from the Ocmulgee River to the Florida Line, passed through today’s Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville. The thoroughfare was opened by . . . Map (db m40124) HM
8Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — The War Between the States1861-1865
[east]This monument is erected in honor and memory of all Confederate soldiers who defended our constitutional freedoms. [north]C.S.A. President Jefferson Davis C.S.A. Vice-President Alexander H. Stephens Georgia Governor Joseph E. . . . Map (db m164797) WM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022