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Creation Date

9-5-2010

Description

Senator Nicholas Ware Marker, Waycross GA.

This marker is located outside the Courthouse in Waycross, GA.

The text on the marker reads as :

" This county proudly bears the name of a United States Senator from Georgia.

Senator Nicholas Ware was born in Virginia in 1769, a son of Capt. Robert Ware, of the Revolutionary Army. Senator Ware moved to Augusta when a child, and was educated there. He studied law in Litchfield, Conn. then returned to Augusta to practice. He served as Mayor of Augusta, several times a legislator, and was elected a United States Senator late in 1821, serving until his death Sept. 7, 1824. He died in New York during LaFayette`s visit and is buried under Grace Church`s Annex there."

GHM 148-4 Georgia Historical Commission 1954

Latitude, Longitude

31.21430000, -82.35500000

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Senator Nicholas Ware Marker; Senator Nicholas Ware; Mayor of Agusta; Ware County (Ga.); Historical marker --- Georgia --- Waycross --- Ware County.

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