Author "The Young Marooners"

Author "The Young Marooners" (HMOJA)

Location: Blythe, GA 30805 Richmond County
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N 33° 20.034', W 82° 9.856'

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Francis Robert Goulding, preacher, teacher, author, inventor, as minister of the Bath Presbyterian Church from 1843 to 1851,occupied its manse, about 1 mile North.During that time he wrote the most popularof his several books: " The Young Marooners".Born at Midway, GA (1810), and graduatedfrom the University of Georgia and theTheological Seminary of Columbia, he served as Chaplain during the War Betweenthe States, preached and taught at numerouschurches and schools in this section anddied impoverished at Roswell, GA (1881).He invented a sewing machine in 1842, fouryears before Howe's invention was patented.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-6
Year Placed1988
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 391647 N 3688909
Decimal Degrees33.33390000, -82.16426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 20.034', W 82° 9.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 20' 2.04" N, 82° 9' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 54-98 State Rte 75, Blythe GA 30805, US
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