In the old McElveen Cemetery, one-third of a mile northeast of this marker, is the grave of John Abbot, pioneer naturalist of Georgia. Abbot was born in London June 1, 1751, and in early youth became devoted to the study and delineation of insects. . . . — — Map (db m24018) HM
John Abbot of Georgia
Talented artist and searching naturalist of birds and insects.
As a tribute to him and his work may you who stand here find pleasure in the natural beauty of Georgia.
John Abbot lies buried in this . . . — — Map (db m107593) HM