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Creation Date

9-18-2010

Description

Bulloch County Marker, Statesboro, GA.

Established in 1796 and named after the Provincial Governor of Georgia, Archibald Bulloch, Bulloch County has a rich history of people and their stories.

This marker was placed by the Georgia Historical Commission. It reads as :

" Bulloch County was created by Act of Feb. 8, 1796 from Bryan and Screven Counties. Originally, it contained parts of Evans, Candler. Emanuel and Jenkins Counties. It was named for Archibald Bulloch (1730-1777). Revolutionary leader, elected Pres. of the Executive Council of Georgia, Jan. 22, 1776 until his death, Feb. 22, 1777. First County Officers commissioned March 25, 1796, were : Charles McCall, Jr., Sheriff Andrew E. Wells, Clerk Sup. Ct.; George Elliott, Clerk Inf. Ct.; Francis Wells, Register of Probate; James Bird, Surveyor; Garrott Williams, Coroner."

Latitude, Longitude

32.44905000, -81.78320278

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Bulloch County Marker; Bulloch County; Archibald Bulloch; Historical markers --- Georgia --- Statesboro.

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