Old Pioneer Cemetery

Old Pioneer Cemetery (HMW75)

Location: Fort Gaines, GA 39851 Clay County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 36.339', W 85° 3.147'

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This was the first established cemetery of Fort Gaines. The earliest death date on a stone marker is 1830. The tombs of Georgia Militia General John Dill and his family are found in an enclosed lot. Reverend John E. Brown, second president of the University of Georgia, and his wife are interred in this graveyard. Many early settlers, both black and white, are buried here in unmarked graves.
HM NumberHMW75
Year Placed1980
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 2:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 684755 N 3498372
Decimal Degrees31.60565000, -85.05245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 36.339', W 85° 3.147'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 36' 20.34" N, 85° 3' 8.82" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 231-399 Carroll St, Fort Gaines GA 39851, US
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