<— 4.2 mi. —<<<In this area stood the home of Charles James McDonald, elected Governor of Georgia in 1839 and 1841. "Fearless and guided by practical wisdom and integrity," he was Solicitor-General of the Flint circuit. Judge of the Superior Court, State Representative, State Senator, Governor and Justice of the Superior Court of Georgia. Born in Charleston, S.C., July 9, 1793, Gov. McDonald in early infancy with his parents moved to Hancock County, Ga. He was a graduate of Columbia College, S.C. Gov. McDonald died December 16, 1860.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 306655 N 3677339|
|Decimal Degrees||33.21770000, -83.07465000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 13.062', W 83° 4.479'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 13' 3.72" N, 83° 4' 28.74" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 740-744 Main St, Sparta GA 31087, US|
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