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Warren County Historical Marker

 

Location of sign - 521 Main Street Warrenton, Georgia

 

Photo taken- April 2008

 

Warren County Historical Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Warren County

 

This County, created by Act of the Legislature December, 19, 1793, is named for Gen. Joseph Warren, Massachusetts 

Revolutionary War hero killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill.  What is claimed to have been the first iron works and woolen mill in

Georgia was established by Col. Richard Bird at Ogeechee Falls near Georgetown.  Among the first County Officers were: 

Sheriffs Peter Hodo & David Neal, Ordinary Septimus Weatherby, Clerks of Superior Court Wyche Goodwin & Isaiah Tucker, 

Clerk of Inferior Court Turner Persons, Surveyor Ethelred Thomas and Coroner John Trant.

 

Georgia Historical Commission 1914

 

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