Decatur County (043)

Historic Markers Across Georgia

 

Decatur County was created on Feb. 8, 1823.

The county seat is in Bainbridge, GA.,
and the county is 623.2 Square Miles in area.



  FIPS Code: 13087

  Information about Decatur County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Decatur County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Decatur County.

 

There are 48 Historic Markers in Decatur County.

Amsterdam, Georgia (Side 1)   -   HCC 
  US 27 median at Amsterdam, SE of Bainbridge WM7G09   

Attapulgite   -   HCC 
  Located off Englehard Way Attapulgus, Ga. WM8KBW   

Attapulgus   -    
  on N. Main St. Attapulgus, Ga. WM8HY4   

Attapulgus High School   -   HCC 
  on Church Street near the Attapulgus Baptist Church, Attapulgus, GA. WMBW6B   

Bainbridge Army Air Field   -   HCC 
  US 27 4 mi N of Bainbridge at Bainbridge Industrial Park WMBW0H   

Battle of 1702   -   GHM 043-1
  Ga 97N just south of Ga 311 intersection in Bainbridge WM76XX   

Battle of 1702   -   HCC 
  Ga 97N just south of Ga 311 intersection in Bainbridge WMAK2K   

Brinson (Side 1)   -   HCC 
  In cemetery at US 84 and Ga 310 west of Bainbridge WM7FXA   

Camp Recovery   -   WPA 27 R-7
  NE intersection Shotwell & South Broad Streets, Bainbridge WM6MC5   

Camp Recovery   -   HCC 
  Intersection of Booster Club amd Recovery Roads, just west of Ga 310 WMBW64   

Charles James Munnerlyn 1822-1898 (Side 1)   -   HCC 
  South of Bainbridge on Ga 97 at Green Shade Road WM7G0G   

Climax, Georgia   -   HCC 
  At "Courthouse"/old Depot at park on New St in Climax WMNJHV

Cyrene (Side 2)   -   HCC 
  US 84 and Cyrene Rd west of Bainbridge, GA WM7FXF   

Cyrene Institute (Side 1)   -   HCC 
  At US 84 and Cyrene Road west of Bainbridge WM7FXJ   

Decatur County   -   GHM 043-4
  Courthouse in Bainbridge WM76Y2   

Decatur County During the Creek and Seminole Wars Era   -   HCC 
  on the bluff in J. D. Chason Park, W. Jackson St, Bainbridge, GA WMM927   

DeSoto Trail   -   GHM 043-2
  US 84 in west edge of Bainbridge (at US 27?)      

DeSoto Trail   -   WPA 27 R-6-A
  at the intersection of North Broad Street (Business U.S. 27) and East Water Street, Bainbridge, Georgia   

DeSoto Trail   -   WPA 27 R-7
  NE corner of Square in Bainbridge WM76Y8   

El Camino Real (The Kings Highway)   -   WPA 27 R-12
  SE Corner of Square in Bainbridge WM76XK   

First Flint River Baptist Normal Institute   -   HCC 
  on the grounds of Hutto Middle School MLK Jr Blvd. Bainbridge,Ga. WMBW5N   

First Presbyterian Church   -   WPA 84 J-8
  West and Troupe Streets, Bainbridge WM6MCQ   

First Seminole War Trail   -   DAR 
  in J.D. Chason Park on S Donalson St, Bainbridge, GA WMM8J0   

First United Methodist Church   -   HCC 
  300 West Shotwell St, Bainbridge WM76XZ   

Fort Hughes   -   WPA 
  East edge of river bridge, Bainbridge WM8H1E   

Fort Scott   -   GHM 043-5
  Ga 310 about 3.5 miles NW of Ga 97, southwest of Bainbridge WMBW5W   

Gragg Lumber Company   -   HCC 
  on Hwy US 27 North SE of Bainbridge, Ga. WM7G0M   

Hutto School   -   HCC 
  In front of the Hutto Middle School on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bainbridge, Georgia WM8KBV   

In Memory of Revolutionary Soldiers   -    
  at the intersection of West Broughton Street and North Broad Street (Business U.S. 27), Bainbridge, GA   

Ira Sanborn   -   HCC 
  on grounds of the Masonic Lodge, Faceville WM8HXX   

Refuge (Side 2)   -   HCC 
  South of Bainbridge on Ga 97 at Green Shade Road WM7G0K   

Shade Grown Tobacco (Side 2)   -   HCC 
  US 27 median at Amsterdam, SE of Bainbridge WM7G0B   

Simeon Brinson 1847-1918 (Side 2)   -   HCC 
  In cemetery at US 84 and Ga 310 west of Bainbridge WM7FXD   

Steamboats   -   HCC 
  Cheney Griffin Park, Bainbridge WM8HHJ   

The Bainbridge Volunteers   -   WPA 
  UDC at park in Bainbridge WM76VC   

The Battle of Fowltown   -   HCC 
  on the bluff in J. D. Chason Park, W. Jackson St, Bainbridge, GA WMMA5W   

The First Seminole War in Decatur County   -   HCC 
  on the bluff in J. D. Chason Park, W. Jackson St, Bainbridge, GA WMMA5P   

The J. D. Chason Memorial Park History   -   WPA 
  At the park, Donalson Street, Bainbridge WM8GHB   

The Second Creek War and Removal in the Decatur County Area   -   HCC 
  on the bluff in J. D. Chason Park, W. Jackson St, Bainbridge, GA WMMA8Y   

The Tonge Factory   -   GHM 043-3
  Ga 97N just south of Ga 311 intersection, Bainbridge WM76V9   

Union Normal School   -   HCC 
  on the grounds of Hutto Middle School MLK Jr Blvd. Bainbridge,Ga. WM8KBH   

Village of Fowltown   -   HCC 
  Ga 97 .6 mile north of Green Shade Rd (at tree 40' off rd)   

xBattle of Fowltown --
  -   WPA WPA 97 B-1
  Near Four Mile Creek in Bainbridge   

xDeSoto Trail --
  -   WPA 
  10 Miles SE of Bainbridge on US 27 at Fowltown & Climax Rds   

xDeSoto Trail --
  -   WPA 
  Decatur/Grady Counties at Florida line (probably US 27)   

xFort Scott --
  -   WPA 
  Ga 310 about 3.5 miles NW of Ga 97, southwest of Bainbridge   

xFullers Earth   -   WPA 
  At Attapulgus on Old US 27   

xTonge Factory --
  -   WPA 
  Ga 97N just south of Ga 311 in Bainbridge   

 

M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

Waymark of *NE - This marker is not eligible to be waymarked.

 

Other Decatur County Resources.

Historic Chattahoochee Commission