George W. McAllister

George W. McAllister (HM14QW)

Location: Richmond Hill, GA 31324 Bryan County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 52.717', W 81° 15.717'

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Buried here is George Washington McAllister (1781-1850), a prominent planter of Bryan County. In 1817, McAllister acquired Strathy Hall Plantation on the Ogeechee River where he cultivated rice and was one of the largest slave owners on Bryan Neck. McAllister built his plantation house, Strathy Hall, in 1838, restored by Henry Ford ca. 1940. McAllister and his neighbors, Thomas Savage Clay and Richard James Arnold, organized the Bryan Neck Presbyterian Church on this site in 1830. His son, Joseph L. McAllister, made available for Confederate forces the land at nearby Genesis Point on which Fort McAllister was built in 1861.
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HM NumberHM14QW
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByCoastal Bryan Heritage Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 1:19am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 475224 N 3527011
Decimal Degrees31.87861667, -81.26195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 52.717', W 81° 15.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 52' 43.02" N, 81° 15' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1625 Bryan Neck Rd, Richmond Hill GA 31324, US
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