Arthur Fort, 1750-1833 historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Arthur Fort, 1750-1833 historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Twiggs County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Twiggs County, Bullard, 32.6304207, -83.4971251
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Bullard-Jeffersonville Rd. just NE of U.S. 23, Bullard
Text of marker: "ARTHUR FORT, 1750-1833. Arthur Fort, Sr., a representative of Wilkinson County, introduced the Bill in the Georgia Legislature to carve a new county out of Wilkinson County territory which became an Act on December 14, 1809, thus Twiggs County was created. After the division, he resided in Twiggs and died at his residence in 1833. Born January 15, 1750, North Carolina and came to Georgia when a young boy. A Lieutenant in the Revolutionary War and a patrol soldier. A member of the Council of Safety and the Supreme Executive Council in the darkest hour of the Revolution. A patriotic Christian zeal characterized his life to the latest hour. His immortal remains were interred in a burial plot within this vicinity in the Bullard Community. MAJOR GENERAL JOHN TWIGGS CHAPTER, MRS. MARY FORT CULLEN AND OTHER A. FORT POSTERITY"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_arthur-fort-1750-1833
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_arthur-fort-1750-1833
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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