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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jeffersonville, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Twiggs County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Twiggs County, GA (15) Bibb County, GA (128) Bleckley County, GA (11) Houston County, GA (15) Jones County, GA (33) Laurens County, GA (11) Wilkinson County, GA (19)  TwiggsCounty(15) Twiggs County (15)  BibbCounty(128) Bibb County (128)  BleckleyCounty(11) Bleckley County (11)  HoustonCounty(15) Houston County (15)  JonesCounty(33) Jones County (33)  LaurensCounty(11) Laurens County (11)  WilkinsonCounty(19) Wilkinson County (19)
Jeffersonville is the county seat for Twiggs County
Jeffersonville is in Twiggs County
      Twiggs County (15)  
ADJACENT TO TWIGGS COUNTY
      Bibb County (128)  
      Bleckley County (11)  
      Houston County (15)  
      Jones County (33)  
      Laurens County (11)  
      Wilkinson County (19)  
 
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1Georgia (Twiggs County), Jeffersonville — 143-7 — Ezekiel Wimberley
Major General Ezekiel Wimberly commanding the Twiggs Militia erected and garrisoned three forts along the Ocmulgee River for frontier protection. Born in Bertie County, North Carolina, September 1, 1783, son and grandson of Revolutionary soldiers, . . . Map (db m38736) HM
2Georgia (Twiggs County), Jeffersonville — 143-11 — Geographic Center of Georgia
One and one tenth mile south-southeast from this marker is the geographic center of the state. The center is defined as the balance point of a plane or thin sheet of a uniform thickness in the shape of the area. The central point is . . . Map (db m49532) HM
3Georgia (Twiggs County), Jeffersonville — 143-1 — Marion
Marion, incorporated in 1816, was the first county seat of Twiggs County. Named for General Francis Marion, the Revolutionary “Swamp Fox”, it was a trading center and metropolis in ante bellum days. Its decline began when residents refused to accept . . . Map (db m208061) HM
4Georgia (Twiggs County), Jeffersonville — 143-4 — Myricks Mill
This old mill has been in operation in the same building for at least 150 years. In 1825 on his visit to Georgia, Marquis de LaFayette stopped here and found this mill grinding corn and making unbolted flour. As soon as he reached a city market, he . . . Map (db m12092) HM
5Georgia (Twiggs County), Jeffersonville — 143-3 — Richland Baptist Church>>>------>
Richland Baptist Church was constituted Oct 5, 1811 with 4 male and 8 female members. The first pastor was Rev. Micajah Fulghum. In June 1861 the ladies of this church made and presented a Confederate flag., to the Twiggs Guard. Mrs. Isolene . . . Map (db m38690) HM
6Georgia (Twiggs County), Jeffersonville — 143-8 — Twiggs County
Twiggs County was created by Act of Dec. 14, 1809 from Wilkinson County. It was named for Gen. John Twiggs (1750-1816), born in Maryland, resident of Burke County, a leader in the Revolution and against the Indians. He signed treaties with the . . . Map (db m38738) HM
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7Georgia (Twiggs County), Jeffersonville — Twiggs County Civil War Monument
[east side]To the Twiggs County • Soldiers • and those who sacrificed all to establish the independence of • the South • 1861-1865 In Memory[north side]Twiggs Volunteers Capt. Jas. Folsom 4th. Ga. Reg. Twiggs . . . Map (db m164693) WM
 
 
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Nov. 30, 2022