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

Clickable Map of Lee 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> Lee County, GA (6) Crisp County, GA (22) Dougherty County, GA (32) Sumter County, GA (70) Terrell County, GA (11) Worth County, GA (5)  LeeCounty(6) Lee County (6)  CrispCounty(22) Crisp County (22)  DoughertyCounty(32) Dougherty County (32)  SumterCounty(70) Sumter County (70)  TerrellCounty(11) Terrell County (11)  WorthCounty(5) Worth County (5)
Leesburg is the county seat for Lee County
Adjacent to Lee County, Georgia
      Crisp County (22)  
      Dougherty County (32)  
      Sumter County (70)  
      Terrell County (11)  
      Worth County (5)  
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1 Georgia, Lee County, Albany — 088-2 — Palymra
Palmyra, Georgia “ghost town,” was incorporated in 1840 with John Woolbright, John Mercer, Burch M. Roberts, Edward Janes, George S. Oglesby as Commissioners. Among the prominent residents were: Doctors Jeremiah Hilsman, Leonidas Mercer, John B. . . . Map (db m40529) HM
2 Georgia, Lee County, Leeburg — Chehaw
Large Indian town home of the Chehaws. A friendly agricultural people of the Creek Tribe who aided our early settlers. They contributed men, food and horses to subdue the hostile Seminoles. Here Andrew Jackson rested with his starving army and was . . . Map (db m197060) HM
3 Georgia, Lee County, Leeburg — The Southern People
The Southern People, both Black and White, endured great hardships in their struggle for self determination during the War Years, 1861-1865. After the war they faced a harsh and bitter Reconstruction Period with dignity and fortitude. In . . . Map (db m197007) WM
4 Georgia, Lee County, Leesburg — 088-4 — Lee County
Lee County was created by Acts of June 9, 1825 and Dec. 11, 1826 from Creek cessions of Jan. 24, 1826 and March 31, 1826. Originally, it contained all land in Randolph, Stewart, Quitman, Sumter, Terrell, Webster and part of Marion and Clay . . . Map (db m40125) HM
5 Georgia, Lee County, Leesburg — 088-1 — Noted Indian Settlement
Kennard's Settlement and Cowpens, a major Creek Indian center of Southwest Georgia, was located three and three-fourths miles west of here, on the east side of Kinchafoonee Creek. The site was named for Jack and William Kennard, two Lower Creek . . . Map (db m9844) HM
6 Georgia, Lee County, Smithville — 088-5 — Pursuit of Jefferson Davis
Early in May, 1865, Federal cavalry under command of Col. R.H.G. Minty, U.S.A., passed through Smithville in pursuit of Jefferson Davis. They camped for one night near this spot, moved west to Cuthbert, then to Eufaula, Ala., south to Fort Gaines, . . . Map (db m40013) HM
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Dec. 6, 2023