Sunbury Cemetery

Sunbury Cemetery (HM5VZ)

Location: Midway, GA 31320 Liberty County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 46.182', W 81° 17.034'

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In this cemetery are buried men and women whose lives contributed much to the early history of Georgia.

Among these were the Rev. Wm. McWhir, D.D., and his wife. the Rev. Mr. McWhir was for 30 years the Principal of the famous Sunbury Academy. Born in Ireland, September 9, 1759 he was graduated from Belfast College and was licensed to preach by the presbytery of that City. He died in Georgia, January 30, 1851. Some burials were made in this plot in Colonial and Revolutionary Days, but most of the markers had been destroyed before the 1870s.
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HM NumberHM5VZ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number089-20
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 7:26pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 473117 N 3514944
Decimal Degrees31.76970000, -81.28390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 46.182', W 81° 17.034'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 46' 10.92" N, 81° 17' 2.04" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-465 Dutchman's Cove Rd, Midway GA 31320, US
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