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Creation Date

9-4-2011

Description

Pulaski Co Marker Hawkinsville, GA

This marker stands outside the courthouse in Hawkinsville in Pulaski County, Georgia.

The text on the marker reads as :

" This County, created by Act of the Legislature December 13, 1808, is named for Count Casimir Pulaski, Polish hero of the Revolutionary War who died fighting in Georgia and is buried in Savannah. Court was to be held at the home of Isham Jordan until the County Site was selected at Hartford in 1810. It was moved across the Ocmulgee to Hawkinsville in 1836 when this town was incorporated. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff Lewis Holland, Clerk of the Superior Court Richard H. Thomas, Clerk of Inferior Court John Rainey, Coroner William Brocken and Surveyor John Bush. "

GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954

Latitude, Longitude

32.28321389, -83.46923333

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Pulaski County Marker; Pulaski County; Count Casimir Pulaski; Courthouse; Historical marker -- Georgia -- Hawkinsville.

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