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Brunswick, Georgia Historical Markers

 
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By Mike Stroud, 2009
Brunswick Stew Marker
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Brunswick Stew
The first Brunswick Stew was made here in the Brunswick - Golden Isles area in early colonial days. It remains an American Favorite. — Map (db m16615) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Brunswick's "Liberty Ships"
During World War II, the J.A. Jones Construction Company operated a plant approx. 1 mile south of this point on Brunswick`s waterfront. Between 1942 and 1944, a skilled labor force of over 16,000 men and women worked in service to the Allied war . . . — Map (db m12046) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — 63-5 — Colored Memorial School and Risley High School
Brunswick's first public school for African Americans opened in 1870 as the Freedmen's School, later changed to Risley School to honor Captain Douglas Gilbert Risley, who raised funds for the school's construction. In 1923 the adjacent building, . . . — Map (db m24680) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902
“You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined” President McKinley Hiker of ’98 (On base of soldier) Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 -1902 By the Department of Georgia and . . . — Map (db m62953) WM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Emanuel United Methodist Church — 1800
Begun in year 1800 as New Hope Methodist Church on Laurel Grove Plantation 2 miles S. present site. 1833 original building moved to this site and name changed to Emanuel. Hand hewn pillars and wooden pegs are visible. 1799 George Clark, sent by . . . — Map (db m14443) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — 063-21 — Glynn County
Glynn County, one of the eight original Counties of Georgia, was organized under the 1777 Constitution of the State of Georgia. It was named in honor of John Glynn, a member of the British House of Commons who defended the cause of the American . . . — Map (db m12226) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Glynn County War Memorial
[Upper Tablet]: Dedicated to The men of Glynn County who served their country and to those named who gave their lives for the preservation of liberty and freedom {Wreath emblem} 1917 The World War 1918 Arnold, . . . — Map (db m13130) WM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — 063-10 — Lanier's Oak — ←—«
During his visits to Brunswick in the 1870`s Sidney Lanier, Georgia's greatest poet, frequently sat beneath this live oak tree and looked out over "a world of marsh that borders a world of sea." Here he received the inspiration which resulted in . . . — Map (db m12300) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Lanier's Oak
'neath this gracious tree stood Sidney Lanier and under inspiration of the oak and the marsh wrote The Marshes Of Glynn " I will heartily lay me a-hold on the greatness of God : Oh, like to the greatness of God is the greatness . . . — Map (db m12554) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — 063-1 — Mark Carr — ←—«
Brunswick`s first settler came to Georgia in 1738 with Oglethorpe`s regiment. He was granted 500 acres at this place, on which he established his plantation. Several tabby buildings erected by him stood nearby and a military outpost was . . . — Map (db m12429) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — 063-2 — Sidney Lanier — Georgia's Greatest Poet »—→
Was a guest in this home on many occasions in the 1870`s. It was then the residence of his wife`s brother, Henry C. Day. On these visits Lanier became acquainted with "The Marshes of Glynn" which he immortalized. — Map (db m12390) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — The State of Georgia Salutes
[Upper right corner is the Prisoner of War and Missing in Action (POW/MIA) emblem] • The 77,000 Georgians who served in World War I; the 1,937 KIA; 3,319 WIA; 67 Ex-POWs and 54 MIA • The 324,373 Georgians who served in World War II; . . . — Map (db m72025) WM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Union School — Brookman Community
This one room school house provided elementary education, grades Kindergarten through Eighth, to the Brookman Community from the year 1907 to 1955. This structure is an example of early African-American Vernacular. In the early years of the . . . — Map (db m107074) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — World War II Memorial
Dedicated to the gallant sailors of the U.S. Merchant Marine and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard, who sailed, fought and died on those famous Liberty Ships and other merchant ships of the U.S. Maritime Service. This community is forever grateful for . . . — Map (db m11775) HM

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