Gov. Charles James McDonald

Gov. Charles James McDonald (HMX0C)

Location: Sparta, GA 31087 Hancock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 13.062', W 83° 4.479'

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In this area stood the home of Charles James McDonald, elected Governor of Georgia in 1839 and 1841. "Fearless and guided by practical wisdom and integrity," he was Solicitor-General of the Flint circuit. Judge of the Superior Court, State Representative, State Senator, Governor and Justice of the Superior Court of Georgia. Born in Charleston, S.C., July 9, 1793, Gov. McDonald in early infancy with his parents moved to Hancock County, Ga. He was a graduate of Columbia College, S.C. Gov. McDonald died December 16, 1860.
HM NumberHMX0C
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number070-8
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 306655 N 3677339
Decimal Degrees33.21770000, -83.07465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 13.062', W 83° 4.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 13' 3.72" N, 83° 4' 28.74" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 740-744 Main St, Sparta GA 31087, US
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