First Court North of Augusta

First Court North of Augusta (HMGZU)

Location: Tignall, GA 30668 Wilkes County
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N 33° 50.167', W 82° 41.25'

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Near here, in the home of Jacob McLendon, the first Court held north of Augusta convened August 25, 1779, by order of the Executive Council of Georgia. Absalom Bedell, Benjamin Catchings, William Downs were justices; Henry Monadue, Clerk; Joseph Scott-Riden, Sheriff. John Dooly was attorney for the State. Grand jurors were: Stephen Heard, Barnard Heard, George Walton, Daniel Burnett, Thomas Carter, Richard Aycock, Robert Day, John Gorham, Dionysius Oliver, Holman Freeman, Sen. Daniel Coleman, Thomas Stroud, Micajah Williamson, James McLean, Jacob Herington, William Bailey, John Glass, Charles Bedingfield.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number157-17
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 8:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 343855 N 3745265
Decimal Degrees33.83611667, -82.68750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.167', W 82° 41.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 10.02" N, 82° 41' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4369-4429 Danburg Rd, Tignall GA 30668, US
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