“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 Buena Vista, Georgia

Clickable Map of Marion 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> Marion County, GA (7) Chattahoochee County, GA (19) Schley County, GA (16) Stewart County, GA (28) Sumter County, GA (70) Talbot County, GA (13) Taylor County, GA (10) Webster County, GA (5)  MarionCounty(7) Marion County (7)  ChattahoocheeCounty(19) Chattahoochee County (19)  SchleyCounty(16) Schley County (16)  StewartCounty(28) Stewart County (28)  SumterCounty(70) Sumter County (70)  TalbotCounty(13) Talbot County (13)  TaylorCounty(10) Taylor County (10)  WebsterCounty(5) Webster County (5)
Buena Vista is the county seat for Marion County
Buena Vista is in Marion County
      Marion County (7)  
      Chattahoochee County (19)  
      Schley County (16)  
      Stewart County (28)  
      Sumter County (70)  
      Talbot County (13)  
      Taylor County (10)  
      Webster County (5)  
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1 Georgia, Marion County, Buena Vista — 098-5 — Church Hill
This name was given to the large settlement here because of its many churches. Shiloh Baptist, still active, was constituted in 1835. Smyrna Presbyterian, constituted July 28, 1838, was active until 1925. Church Hill Methodist was here from 1838 . . . Map (db m56637) HM
2 Georgia, Marion County, Buena Vista — 098-1 — Fort Perry1813
One half mile due east lies the site of Fort Perry, along the Old Federal Road. A stockade fort, defended by block houses, this post was ordered erected by General John Floyd, of Camden county, as he led a body of 400 Georgia Militiamen through this . . . Map (db m27255) HM
3 Georgia, Marion County, Buena Vista — 098-3 — New Courthouse - 1850
Built in 1850 of locally made brick, this is one of two courthouses standing in Marion County. The other built in 1848 is at Tazewell. The first courthouse was at Horry. When the county seat was moved here the town was called Pea Ridge. Wishing a . . . Map (db m27234) HM
4 Georgia, Marion County, Buena Vista — 098-2 — Old Federal Road<------->
The road crossing east and west here is the Old Federal Road, western Georgia’s first vehicular thoroughfare. Beginning at Fort Hawkins (now Macon) it led across the Creek Indian Country to the Alabama River above Mobile. Permission to open the . . . Map (db m27257) HM
5 Georgia, Marion County, Buena Vista — Private First Class Luther H. Story
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 The President of the United States in the name of the Congress takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor posthumously to Private First . . . Map (db m200573) WM
6 Georgia, Marion County, Buena Vista — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
In 1774 William Bartram trekked Old Federal Road through Fort Perry, going on to camp at Pintchlucco (Pine Knot Creek).Map (db m11384) HM
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Feb. 28, 2024