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Creation Date

8-28-2011

Description

Brantley County Marker, Nahunta, GA.

Brantley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,411. The county seat is Nahunta.

This marker was placed by the Georgia Historical Commission in 1954 & reads as :

" This County, created by Act of the Legislature Aug. 14, 1920, is named for Benjamin D. Brantley. It is said that the old B. & W. Railroad, which was partly destroyed, marked the most southern point of advance of Sherman's Army. Among the first County officers were : Sheriff W. H. Howard, Ordinary Wm. M. Roberson, Clerk of Superior Court John R. James, tax Receiver Isaac E. Highsmith, Tax Collector M. H. Robinson, Treasurer W.T. Purdom, Coroner Dr. D. L. Moore and Surveyor D. H. Raulerson. "

Latitude, Longitude

31.20235833, -81.98497778

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Brantley County Marker; Benjamin D. Brantley; Historical marker; Brantley County (Ga.); Historical markers --- Georgia ---Nahunta.

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