Berrien County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Berrien County historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Berrien County
Counties--Georgia--Berrien County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Berrien County, Nashville, 31.20742, -83.25015
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: On Davis St (U.S. 29) at the Courthouse in Nashville
Text of marker: "BERRIEN COUNTY. Berrien County, created by Act of Feb. 25, 1856, was named for John MacPherson Berrien, "the American Cicero," who was born Aug. 23, 1781 and died Jan. 1, 1856. He was Judge of the Eastern Circuit, U.S. Senator and U.S. Attorney General. The county seat, Nashville, was named for Gen. Francis Nash of N.C., distinguished soldier of the Revolution. First county officers, commissioned April 21, 1856, were: Sher., John Studstill; Clk. of Courts, Richard A. Peeples; Tax Rec., John A. Money; Tax Col., John M. Futch; Cor., James Dobson; Sur., Seaborn J. Bradford; Ord. John Lindsey 010-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_berrien-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_berrien-county
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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