Birthplace of Bill Arp

Birthplace of Bill Arp (HM95F)

Location: Lawrenceville, GA 30046 Gwinnett County
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N 33° 57.396', W 83° 59.311'

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The beloved Charles Henry Smith, was born here June 15, 1826. He married Mary Hutchins of Lawrenceville in 1849; began his law practice and moved to Rome in 1851. Major, Confederate Army. His Nom de plume, "Bill Arp," was first used in 1861. Appointed Judge Advocate, Macon, 1864. State Senator1865-1866. Mayor of Rome, Ga. 1868-1869. Moved near Cartersville in 1877, and into town 1888. A brilliant writer, gentle philosopher, and entertaininghumorist for more than forty years, he died August 24, 1903
HM NumberHM95F
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
Marker NumberUS 29 F-5
Placed ByWorks Progress Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 10:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 223829 N 3761369
Decimal Degrees33.95660000, -83.98851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 57.396', W 83° 59.311'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 57' 23.76" N, 83° 59' 18.66" W
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Area Code(s)770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123-167 N Clayton St, Lawrenceville GA 30046, US
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