Riceborough (HM5SB)

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

N 31° 44.709', W 81° 26.394'

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Near the old North Newport Bridge, a short distance East of here, the Court House Square for Liberty County was laid out by Act of February 1, 1797. Riceborough was then the Seat of justice for Liberty County, and a Court House and Public Buildings were erected here on land given by Matthew McAllister, Esq. Thomas Stevens, Daniel Stewart, Joel Walker and henry Wood were named Commissioners.

Riceborough was for many years an important port for the shipping of rice and other agricultural products from this area.
HM NumberHM5SB
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number089-13
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 8:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 458334 N 3512272
Decimal Degrees31.74515000, -81.43990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 44.709', W 81° 26.394'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 44' 42.54" N, 81° 26' 23.64" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 47414 Chemical Plant Rd, Riceboro GA 31323, US
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