Lambert Plantation

Lambert Plantation (HM5O9)

Location: Riceboro, GA 31323 Liberty County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 45.996', W 81° 26.93'

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Just east of here was the 863 acre plantation of John Lambert which he purchased in 1784.

John Lambert was born in south Carolina in 1716 and died at his plantation here in December 1786. He is buried in the Midway Cemetery. He never married and, having no family, left his entire estate in a perpetual trust with the stipulation that the income be applied "to the support of the gospel, for the relief of the poor and distressed, or whatever pious and good purpose may be answered." The executors sold the plantation and slaves in 1847 and invested the capital in securities. The Estate of John Lambert exists to this day, using the yearly income for "pious and good purposes."
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HM NumberHM5O9
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe Executors and Trustees of the Estate Of John Lambert
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:46am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 457498 N 3514653
Decimal Degrees31.76660000, -81.44883333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.996', W 81° 26.93'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 59.76" N, 81° 26' 55.80" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2348-2406 U.S 17, Riceboro GA 31323, US
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