Senator Nicholas Ware

Senator Nicholas Ware (HMFSP)

Location: Waycross, GA 31501 Ware County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 12.858', W 82° 21.3'

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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.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number148-4
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 370928 N 3454143
Decimal Degrees31.21430000, -82.35500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 12.858', W 82° 21.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 12' 51.48" N, 82° 21' 18.00" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-898 Church St, Waycross GA 31501, US
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