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Henry County - GHM 075-1 - Henry Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 26.866 W 084° 08.811
16S E 765218 N 3704569
Quick Description: Henry County state historic marker located on John Frank Ward Boulevard at the Courthouse in McDonough.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/25/2008 3:56:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM41YQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 58

Long Description:

Henry County

This County, created by Acts of the Legislature May 15 & December 24, 1821, is named for Patrick Henry, Revolutionary patriot, orator and statesman, largely responsible for the Bill of Rights and known best for his words 'Give me liberty or give me death.' At Sharon Church seven miles east of here, founded Feb. 28, 1824, occurred the split between the Primitive and Missionary Baptists in Georgia. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff James Fletcher, Clerk of Superior Court William Hardin, Clerk of Inferior Court John M. Forbes, Surveyor Wylie Ferrell and Coroner William Missor.


Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 075-1

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Marker

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