Historic Markers Across Georgia



Brantley County



Marker ID: GHM 013-1
Location: Courthouse in Nahunta, US 301/US 23
County: Brantley
Coordinates: N 31° 12.192    W 081° 58.914
  31.2032    -81.9818
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM9W01
Brantley County  Marker  



Text:

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.

GHM 013-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954



 
Brantley County Courthouse
Brantley County


 

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