“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Houston County, Georgia

Clickable Map of Houston County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Houston County, GA (15) Bibb County, GA (137) Bleckley County, GA (11) Crawford County, GA (10) Dooly County, GA (4) Macon County, GA (56) Peach County, GA (15) Pulaski County, GA (8) Twiggs County, GA (15)  HoustonCounty(15) Houston County (15)  BibbCounty(137) Bibb County (137)  BleckleyCounty(11) Bleckley County (11)  CrawfordCounty(10) Crawford County (10)  DoolyCounty(4) Dooly County (4)  MaconCounty(56) Macon County (56)  PeachCounty(15) Peach County (15)  PulaskiCounty(8) Pulaski County (8)  TwiggsCounty(15) Twiggs County (15)
Perry is the county seat for Houston County
Adjacent to Houston County, Georgia
      Bibb County (137)  
      Bleckley County (11)  
      Crawford County (10)  
      Dooly County (4)  
      Macon County (56)  
      Peach County (15)  
      Pulaski County (8)  
      Twiggs County (15)  
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1 Georgia, Houston County, Elko — 076-2 — Thaddeus Oliver Reported missing
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 . . . Map (db m53120) HM
2 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 . . . Map (db m15068) HM
3 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
4 Georgia, Houston County, Perry — Perry United Methodist Church-1826 - — United Methodist Church Registered Historic Site No. 96 —
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
5 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — "Butch" – University of Georgia's First Bulldog
[Top plaque] University of Georgia's First Bulldog “Butch” 1947 “Go Dawgs” 1951 Owned by Mr. Mabry Smith – Warner Robins, GA [Bottom plaque] Over 50 years and the legend continues An English Bulldog has . . . Map (db m197992) HM
6 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
7 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — 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
8 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — Caboose SOU X556
was built in 1971 and donated to the City of Warner Robins in October 2000 by Norfolk Southern Corporation. Renovation was accomplished “thanks” to funds from the Houston County legislative delegation and mayor and city council. Delivery was . . . Map (db m197999) HM
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9 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — Flint Electric Membership Corporation Reported missing
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 m206548) HM
10 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — Mildred's Country Store
Built around 1900, Mildred's Country Store is an example of how things used to be in rural Middle Georgia and the hamlet known as Wellston, now Warner Robins. The original location of Mildred's Country Store was the corner of Todd Road and U.S. . . . Map (db m197993) HM
11 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
12 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — The Fallen PresidentThe Humiliation of Captivity
Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family and entourage, guarded by the 4th Michigan Cavalry Regiment led by Union Lieutenant Benjamin D. Pritchard, passed through this area on Saturday, May 13, 1865. The area was then a small farming . . . Map (db m197994) HM
13 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — 76-2 — The Jody Town CommunityOriginally Known as Plant View Subdivision
The Jody Town community grew from the need for housing for “Colored” (Black) civilian employees at Robins Air Force Base during the segregation era. Military bases, constructed as part of the war effort for World War II, brought regional economic . . . Map (db m197985) HM
14 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — The Medal of HonorUnited States Air Force
"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" United States Air Force Medal of Honor Recipients World War I . . . Map (db m44306) HM
15 Georgia, Houston County, Warner Robins — Warner Robins Depot
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places January 2, 2008 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m197988) HM
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Dec. 1, 2023