Horton House

Horton House (HMC3H)

Location: Jekyll Island, GA 31527 Glynn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 6.122', W 81° 24.865'

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William Horton, " Undersheriff of Herefordshire,"England came to Georgia in 1736. He built thisbuilding for his plantation residence and it washis home until his death in 1749. Major Hortonsucceeded Oglethorpe as Commander of theRegiment of British Troops stationed here.

" He shined in war and in peace,in public and in private stations "

Given by His Descendants.
HM NumberHMC3H
Placed ByHorton Decendants
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 4:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 460479 N 3440983
Decimal Degrees31.10203333, -81.41441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 6.122', W 81° 24.865'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 6' 7.32" N, 81° 24' 51.90" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1147 Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island GA 31527, US
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