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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM9EC_nails-creek-baptist-church_Homer-GA.html
Nails Creek Baptist Church, the first Baptist Church in Banks County, was established February 11, 1787. It was the Mother Church of Middle River, Grove Level and Indian Creek. Many descendants of its charter members are active in the work of the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMCQ8_bartlett-yancey_Yanceyville-NC.html
Congressman. A State legislator and political leader. Died in 1828 at the age of 42. His home and grave are here.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMLUB_franklin-baptist-church_Franklin-GA.html
The Franklin Baptist Church was organized December 2, 1842 with 37 members. The founders included Elder Mitchell Bennett, Jesse Moon, James Davis and James Spurlin. Elder Robert Fleming served as pastor during the first year. The first church buil…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM12N3_somerset-place_Creswell-NC.html
Antebellum plantation of Josiah Collins III, who grew rice & corn. Home in 1860 to 328 slaves. Located six miles south.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQIA_pawleys-island-waccamaw-neck_Pawleys-Island-SC.html
Pawley's Island:This island, located about ½ mile east, was used by plantation householders who lived on the seashore from May to November to escape malaria, or "summer fever." A number of houses built about 1850, and the summer academy and recto…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMP33_p-c-j-weston-house-pelican-inn_Pawleys-Island-SC.html
Plowden Weston, Lt. Gov of SC 1862-64, obtained land here in 1844 and by 1858 had built this beach residence. The Weston family sold the property to William St. Julien Mazyck in 1864, who sold the house to Atlantic Coast Lumber Company in 1901. Th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMH6P_site-of-wilkes-county-academy_Washington-GA.html
This is the site of Wilkes County Academy, built in 1797. The Academy was authorized by the Legislature in 1783, one of the first public schools charted by the State of Georgia. Commissioners were: Stephen Heard, Micajah Williamson, Robert Harper,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMLG9_stonewall-jackson-house_Lexington-VA.html
Future Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and his second wife, Mary Anna Morrison, owned a house on Washington Street from 1859 to 1861, while he taught at the Virginia Military Institute. It is the only house he ever owned. A typi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJ91_horace-king_Tuscaloosa-AL.html
Born a slave in South Carolina in 1807, Horace King became a master bridge builder while working with John Godwin. With the aid of Tuscaloosa Robert Jemison, King was freed by act of the Alabama legislature in 1846. He went on to build many bridge…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMG8W_jackson-springs_Monticello-GA.html
General Andrew Jackson, leading his troops to Florida in 1818 to fight the Seminole Indians, stopped here for nearly two weeks to rest his army during their long march. Since that time, this has been called Jackson Springs to honor the famous sold…
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