McDuffie County-GHM 094-2-McDuffie Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 28.155 W 082° 30.265
17S E 360205 N 3704322
Quick Description: Courthouse in Thomson
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 7/8/2009 4:58:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM6QJE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:
McDuffie County was created by Act of Oct. 18, 1870 from Columbia and Warren Counties. It was named for George McDuffie (1788-1851). Born in Columbia (now Warren County, Ga.), he became a political leader in S.C. He was a Maj. Gen. of Militia, Congressman, Governor and Senator. A political sponsor of Calhoun, he was a notable orator. First Officers of McDuffie County, commissioned Feb. 11, 1871, were: A.B. Thrasher, Ord.; J.T. Stovall, Sheiff; R.H. Pearce, Clk. Sup. Ct.; J.D. Montgomery, Tax Rec.; H.W. Young, Tax Col.; John R. Wilson, Sur.; B.E. Pearce, Treas.; R.T. Blanchard, Coroner.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 094-2

Date: 1953

Sponsor: GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

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