Montrose (HMN1O)

Location: Augusta, GA 30904 Richmond County
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N 33° 28.651', W 82° 0.925'

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Home of Col. Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., LL. D.

Col. Jones was mayor of Savannah in 1860. In 1861 he joined the Chatham Artillery and served, later, as Chief of Artillery for the Military District of Georgia and the Third Military District of South Carolina. After the war, he practiced law in New York until his return to "Montrose" in 1877. He died here July 19, 1893.His eighty permanent publications include works on colonial Georgia, Indians, Confederate subjects, biographical sketches. Best known of his books are Antiquities of the Southern Indians and History of Georgia. Twice given the degree of Doctor of Laws, Col. Jones was honored, further, with membership in various literary and scientific societies in this country and in Europe. He was an outstanding collector of autographs, historical documents and primitive objects.
HM NumberHMN1O
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-38
Year Placed1959
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 10:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405656 N 3704687
Decimal Degrees33.47751667, -82.01541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.651', W 82° 0.925'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 39.06" N, 82° 0' 55.50" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2249 Walton Way, Augusta GA 30904, US
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