Crisp County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Crisp County historical marker
Creator:
Jackson, Edwin L.
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Crisp County
Counties--Georgia--Crisp County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Crisp County, 31.922932, -83.768104
United States, Georgia, Crisp County, Cordele, 31.9635074, -83.7823938
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Crisp County Courthouse, Cordele
Text of marker: "CRISP COUNTY. Crisp County was created by Act of Aug. 17, 1905 from Dooly County. It was named for Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-1896), Georgia lawyer, judge, Congressman, who was born in Sheffield, England, of actor parents touring the British Isles. Judge Crisp served as Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1891-1893. First officers of Crisp County, commissioned October 10, 1905, were: S.W. Coney, Ordinary; J.A. Littlejohn, Clk. Sup. Ct.; G.W. Sheppard, Sheriff, J.M. Davis, Tax Rec.; John C. Fenn, Tax Col.; B.N. Williams, Treasurer; W.T. Cheeves, Surveyor; L.M. Sumner, Coroner. 040-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_crisp-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_crisp-county
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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