Bacon County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Bacon County historical marker
Creator:
Hair, Keith
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Bacon County
Counties--Georgia--Bacon County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Bacon County, Alma, 31.5393701, -82.4623557
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Alma on Bacon County Courthouse Square
Text of marker: "BACON COUNTY. This County, created by Act of the Legislature July 27, 1914, is named for Augustus O. Bacon, four times U.S. Senator, who died in office Feb. 15, 1914. An expert on Mexican affairs, his death was a great loss coming at a time of critical relations with that nation. Born in 1839, Senator Bacon served as Adjutant of the 9th Georgia Regiment during the War of 61-65. Among the first County Officers were: Ordinary T.B. Taylor, Clerk of Superior Court Victor Deen, Sheriff J.S. Googe, Tax Collector J.N. Johnson, Tax Receiver L.W. Hutto, Treasurer J.G. Barber, Surveyor J.W. Medders and Coroner W.H. Lewis. 003-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_bacon-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_bacon-county
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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