“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 Lanier County, Georgia

Clickable Map of Lanier 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> Lanier County, GA (12) Atkinson County, GA (4) Berrien County, GA (8) Clinch County, GA (8) Echols County, GA (3) Lowndes County, GA (27)  LanierCounty(12) Lanier County (12)  AtkinsonCounty(4) Atkinson County (4)  BerrienCounty(8) Berrien County (8)  ClinchCounty(8) Clinch County (8)  EcholsCounty(3) Echols County (3)  LowndesCounty(27) Lowndes County (27)
Lakeland is the county seat for Lanier County
Adjacent to Lanier County, Georgia
      Atkinson County (4)  
      Berrien County (8)  
      Clinch County (8)  
      Echols County (3)  
      Lowndes County (27)  
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1 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — Burnt Church
First known as Carter’s Meeting House Land donated by Jesse Carter Union Primitive Baptist Church Constituted October 1, 1825 Burnt and rebuilt 1854 Known thereafter as Burnt Church Restored April 1998 . . . Map (db m54972) HM
2 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 086-3 — Fender Cemetery
A short distance East on this road is Fender Cemetery, in which are buried many of the first settlers of the area of old Lowndes County lying East of the Alabama River, from Union Church. This location for the Cemetery was chosen because of the . . . Map (db m14669) HM
3 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 86-1 — Home of Governor E. D. Rivers(1895-1967)
Eurith Dickinson Rivers was governor of Georgia from 1937 to 1941. He actively supported President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal Program. Rivers’ innovative leadership produce Georgia’s first Department of Public Welfare, free school books, the . . . Map (db m22996) HM
4 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — Joshua Lee(1782-1855)
Joshua Lee built the first grist mill on this location in c1830 in what was Lowndes County. He owned five and one half land lots (2.690 acres) which were not yet free of Indians. He built a low-level dam across a stream flowing through his property. . . . Map (db m53253) HM
5 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 086-1 — Lanier County
This County created by Acts of the Legislature of Aug. 11, 1919 & Aug. 7, 1920 is named for Sidney Lanier, poet of Georgia. Lanier was born in Macon Feb. 3, 1842 and practiced law there with his father after graduating from Oglethorpe Univ. then at . . . Map (db m27186) HM
6 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 14 — M. E. JohnsonAttorney at Law
This was the 1925 site of Merritt Johnson's combination law office and barber shop. Fellow barber Whit Jackson stops by for a friendly chat.Map (db m189797) HM
7 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 32 — Oaklawn Baptist Academy
Upon this land donated in 1906 by James Banks the Valdosta Baptist Association established and supported Oaklawn Baptist Academy. The facilities have been used since 1912 by the local public schools.Map (db m189766) HM
8 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 10 — Stapleton's Grocery
In 1925 Kenny and Fannie Stapleton owned and operated this store. On the day depicted here J. D. Patten and Agnes Curry, having been to the drugstore next door, sat on the bench to enjoy their refreshments. Standing beside J. D. is Agnes' father, . . . Map (db m189798) HM
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9 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 31 — The Hotel Milltown
In 1923, Ed Carter transformed this store building into a hotel with six sleeping rooms and a dining room. Depicted here are County Surveyor Louis Knight and Tax Receiver Will Talley.Map (db m189773) HM
10 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 11 — The Milltown Air Line Locomotive
George Gress built the Milltown Air Line Railroad about 1903 to haul lumber from his sawmill to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad at Naylor. Barney & Smith Car Company bought the lumber mill and railroad in 1905. J.A.J. Henderson bought the property . . . Map (db m189788) HM
11 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — 086-2 — Union Baptist Church←1/2 mi.—«
Union Baptist Church, on the Alapaha River one-half mile West on this road, was constituted October 21, 1825, the first church in the old area of Irwin County. The original members were: William A. Knight, his wife, Sarah; Jonathan Knight, . . . Map (db m28123) HM
12 Georgia, Lanier County, Lakeland — Union Church Cemetery
To glorify God and to honor those who rest here many of whom were members of Union Church established in 1825 Land given by Isaac Carter Union Church burned in 1854 Since then it has been commonly called “Burnt . . . Map (db m54971) HM
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May. 30, 2023