“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Richland, Georgia Historical Markers

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By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
Cedarwood Cemetery Marker
Georgia (Stewart County), Richland — Cedarwood Cemetery
In 1832 Henry Audulf gave 8 acres of this land for two churches and a cemetery. A native of Germany, Audulf was the first settler here. Methodist and Baptist churches were built. A few years later both were destroyed by a tornado. Only the . . . — Map (db m23426) HM
Georgia (Stewart County), Richland — 128-11 — First Post Office Site
On this corner, in a long building, was Richland’s first post office and a shoe shop. John Audulph, son of Henry Audulph, first settler, was appointed postmaster of Chisholm, Apr. 16, 1839. Six months later, Nov. 26, 1839, Chisholm became Richland, . . . — Map (db m46656) HM
Georgia (Stewart County), Richland — 128-4 — Gen. Evans’ Birthplace>>> -- ¾ Mi. -->
Clement Anselm Evans, Brig. Gen. C.S.A., soldier, lawyer, minister, statesman & author was born 3/4 miles W. of here in 1834. Admitted to the bar at 18, elected county judge at 21, state senator at 25, he became a Brig. Gen. and was severely wounded . . . — Map (db m46332) HM
Georgia (Stewart County), Richland — Historic Richland
First settled in 1827, Richland was named for the home district of several pioneer families from South Carolina. The community became a busy railroad junction when the Savannah. Americus and Montgomery, and the Columbus Southern rail lines met here . . . — Map (db m10152) HM
Georgia (Stewart County), Richland — 128-5 — Providence Chapel
The first Christian Church in Georgia was constituted at this site in 1837. Services were held early in the 1830's by Rev. George Lynch Smith, first under a brush arbor and later in the log schoolhouse. This building, then two-story, was erected in . . . — Map (db m12802) HM
Georgia (Stewart County), Richland — 128-12 — Richland Baptist Church Site
Richland Baptist Church, constituted about 1830, was located on land given by Henry Audulph, first settler of Richland. A baptismal pool was built near a spring in the park. Here the Bethel Baptist Assn. was organized Nov. 23, 1833 by the Rev. . . . — Map (db m46864) HM

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