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Home of Richard Henry Wilde (HMO7N)

Location: Augusta, GA 30904 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.465', W 82° 0.94'

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Richard Henry Wilde, one of Georgia`s most gifted sons - poet, scholar. lawyer, statesman. lived in this house from 1825 to 1842. Born in Dublin, Ireland, Spet. 24, 1789, he moved to Augusta with his parents in 1802. He was listed as a merchant and law student until 1809, when admitted to the bar. Served as Solicitor General and ex-officio Attorney General of Georgia in 1811- 13; elected to Congress in 1815- 17, again in 1825 and for four more terms in 1827 through 1835. Spent his time writing and traveling from 1835 through 1840, then moved to New Orleans to teach law at the University of Louisiana in 1843. He died in New Orleans in 1847 but was reburied in the Augusta City Cemetery in 1886.
HM NumberHMO7N
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-31
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405629 N 3704344
Decimal Degrees33.47441667, -82.01566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.465', W 82° 0.94'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 27.90" N, 82° 0' 56.40" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2227-2229 Pickens Rd, Augusta GA 30904, US
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