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Creation Date

12-29-2011

Description

Speaker Crisp Marker, Americus GA.

The text on the marker reads as :

" Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-1896), Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, built this house in the 1880`s. A native of England and a veteran of service with the Confederate States Army, he had a distinguished career as judge of the Southwestern Judicial Circuit and as a member of Congress. He was elected to the U.S. Senate a short time before his death, but did not live to take the oath of office. His son, Charles Robert Crisp (1870-1937), received an interim appointment to fill his father`s seat in the House of Representatives and was later elected in his own right."

Sponsored by : Georgia Historical Commission in 1960.

Latitude, Longitude

32.06860556, -84.22897500

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Speaker Crisp Marker; Charles Frederick Crisp; Speaker of US House of Representatives; Charles Robert Crisp- son; Sumter County (Ga.); Historical marker --- Georgia --- Americus --- Sumter County.

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