>>>———>"Little Alec," Vice-President of the Confederacy, was born nearby in a log cabin Feb. 11, 1812, son of Andrew B. & Margaret Grier Stephens, a poor farm family. At his parents' death he was educated by an uncle, Gen. A. W. Grier, at Washington, and at Franklin College (U. of Ga.) and was admitted to the Bar in 1834. He served as state legislator and senator from ?36 to ?42, as congressman from ?43 to ?49 and again in ?55. After the War he was elected U. S. Senator but was not allowed to take his seat. He served in Congress from '73 till ?82 and was Governor of Georgia at his death in 1883. "He was strong by his moral intrepidity."
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:24am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 326556 N 3716665|
|Decimal Degrees||33.57560000, -82.86878333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 34.536', W 82° 52.127'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 34' 32.16" N, 82° 52' 7.62" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5701 Hillman Rd, Crawfordville GA 30631, US|
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