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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM249I_jack-fleming-gregory-senior_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
Superintendent of the Henry Ford Plantation at Richmond Hill, Georgia 1929 until the death of Henry Ford in 1947, under his supervision, the dreams Henry Ford envisioned for this community were accomplished. This plaque is placed here in loving…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM19XD_robert-e-lee_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14RH_guale-village-at-seven-mile-bend_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
Across the Ogeechee River from this point was the northernmost town of the Province of Guale, the village of Satuache. Spanish records place Satuache about 10 miles northeast of Guale's provincial capital at Mission Santa Catalina (St. Catherines …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14R6_richard-j-arnold_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
Richard James Arnold (1796-1873) acquired nearby White Hall Plantation through his marriage in 1823 to Louisa Gindrat. A Rhode Island native, Arnold invested heavily in White Hall for the cultivation of cotton and in his Cherry Hill and Mulberry t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14R4_rice-cultivation-on-the-ogeechee_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
The production of rice on Bryan Neck utilized upstream fresh water and the tidal influences of the Ogeechee River. Heavy wooden trunks, or tidegates, along the levees and embankments in the rice fields allowed the inflow and outflow of fresh water…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14QX_the-clay-family-of-bryan-neck_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
In this cemetery are interred members of the Clay family, among the most prominent of Bryan Neck and coastal Georgia from the colonial era of Georgia through the 19th century. Prominent among these are Thomas Savage Clay (1801-1849) and his wife M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14QW_george-w-mcallister_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14QF_the-bottom-village_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
The "Bottom" residential village, built in the mid-1930s, was the first housing project developed by Henry Ford for his employees in the Ways Station (later Richmond Hill) area. The name originated from the fact that the area had been a swamp or a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14Q7_canaan-church_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
The congregation of the Canaan Baptist Church, primarily African-American, was organized in 1913 by Rev. David Boles, Sr., who was pastor, and Brother Fred Gilbert, Deacon. It was the only organized denominational church in what is now Richmond Hi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14J2_j-f-gregory_Richmond-Hill-GA.html
For nearly 20 years, J. F. (Jack) Gregory was the general manager and superintendent for all of Henry Ford's various operations in and around Ways Station, later Richmond Hill. Serving for Ford from the 1920s until 1946, Gregory oversaw the activi…
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