General James Edward Oglethorpe

General James Edward Oglethorpe (HM17BA)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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N 33° 28.58', W 81° 57.959'

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(South face)

James Edward
1696 - 1785
Father of Georgia
Founder of Augusta

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Founder of Georgia
Member of Parliament
English Prison Reformer
Military General
Friend of the Indians
Opponent of Slavery
Trustee of London Foundling Hospital
Founding Member of the British Museum
Member of London Literary Circle
Member of the Royal Society

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"The thinking of the Misfortunes of others and,
giving Succour to the afflicted,.
even before they ask,.
is the most glorious Action.
that can be performed by a mere human Creature."
???????- Oglethorpe, 1732.

(North face)

"Mr. Oglethorpe is undefatigable (sic)
he's extremely well beloved by all his people
The general title they give him is Father"
???????S.C.Gazette, 1733
Given by
Augusta Tomorrow. Inc.
Erected by
Augusta, Georgia
HM NumberHM17BA
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 410248 N 3704512
Decimal Degrees33.47633333, -81.96598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.58', W 81° 57.959'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 34.80" N, 81° 57' 57.54" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 836 Reynolds St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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