Richmond County (121)

Historic Markers Across Georgia


Richmond County was created on Feb. 5, 1777.

The county seat is in Augusta, GA.,
and the county is 328.5 Square Miles in area.

  Click here to visit the Richmond county home page.

  FIPS Code: 13245

  Information about Richmond County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

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


There are 120 Historic Markers in Richmond County.

1806 Eve 1877   -    
  598 Telfair at Sixth Street, Augusta, GA WM2J1    P*

Accidents and Strikes at Powder Works factory --
  -   GHS 

Augusta Cotton Exchange   -    
  32 8th St, Augusta, GA      

Augusta State University   -   GHS 121-8
  on University Hall lawn, ASU, Augusta, GA WM78NC   

Author of "The Young Marooners"   -   GHM 121-6
  US 1 at Bath-Edie Road near Bath WM7AFW   

Bath - Remove --
  -   WPA  A-17
  (Old?) US 1 near Bath, about 3 miles NE of Blythe   

Bellevue   -   GHM 121-41
  At the home at Augusta College on Walton Way at Katharine St WM25C6   

Birthplace of Augusta Chronicle   -   GHM 121-35
  5th Street between Broad and Ellis Streets, Augusta, GA WM7A3K   

Birthplace of General Joseph Wheeler   -   GHM 121-43
  Wheeler and Aumond Roads, 1 mile NW of Augusta city limits WM78KW   

Blue Star Memorial --
  -   GCG 
  US 278 at Gate 1, Fort Gordon      

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  Georgia Welcome Station, Westbound I-20 WM91JA   

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  5th St at Reynolds, Augusta, GA WM7A44   

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  US 1 (?), Fort Gordon      

Bobby Jones and the Beginning of the Grand Slam   -   GHS 121-1
  Entrance to Forest Hills Golf Club, Augusta, GA WM78KJ   

Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson   -   GHM 121-18
  Telfair and 7th Streets, Augusta, GA WM7A35   

Church of the Most Holy Trinity   -   GHS 121-3
  720 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA WM6XNE    P*

Colonial Fort Augusta   -   GSCD 
  on the grounds of St Pauls Church 6th and Reynolds Streets, Augusta, GA WM7AG9   

Confederate Powder Works   -   GHM 121-20
  Broad Street at the Augusta Canal, Augusta, GA WM7AB8    P*

Cotton   -    
  2 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

Curtis Baptist Church   -    
  1326 Broad St, Augusta, GA WMB0R7    P*

De L'Aigle Brick Yard   -   WPA US 1 A-11
  In the Magnolia Cemetery, at the intersection of DeLaigle Avenue and 2nd Street, Augusta, GA WM7A75   

De L'Aigle Brick Yard   -   WPA US 1 A-11
  At Magnolia Cemetery driveway, north wall of administration building, on Walton Way at 3rd Street, Augusta, GA.   

Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902   -    
  in the median of Greene Street and 9th Street, Augusta, GA   

DeSoto In Georgia   -   GHM 121-50
  8th Street at Riverwalk (river side), Augusta, GA WM51RE   

Dr. John M. Tutt   -    
  on Laney Walker Blvd, Augusta, GA   

Emily Harvie Thomas Tubman 1794-1885   -   GHM 121-52
  719 Broad Street, Augusta, GA WM79HP   

Explosion At The Confederate Powder Works   -   GHS 121-15
  southwest side of the Eve Street Bridge at the Augusta Canal,   

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)   -   GHS 121-9
  629 Greene St., Augusta, GA WM7A2X    P*

First Ebenezer Baptist Church   -   GHS 121-7
  Ebeneezer Rd. at Windsor Spring Rd. north of Hepzibah WM7AFT   

Floods   -    
  2 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

Fort Augusta-Fort Cornwallis - replaced by GHM 121-30 --
  -   GHM 121-15
  6th and Reynolds St, Augusta, GA   

Fort Augusta-Fort Cornwallis-St. Paul's Church   -   GHM 121-30
  6th and Reynolds Streets, Augusta, GA WMJ1Q   

Fort Grierson   -   GHM 121-4
  Eleventh at Reynolds Streets, Augusta, GA WM7940   

Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs, U.S.A.   -   GHS 121-17
  662 Broad St in Augusta, GA   

Georgia R.R. and Banking Company   -   GHM 121-5
  8th Street near Telfair Street, Augusta, GA WMF1GK   

Georgia R.R. and Banking Company   -   GHM 
  Broad and 7th Street, Augusta, GA WMJH4   

Georgia's First School of Medicine   -   GHM 121-49
  124 Greene Street, Augusta, GA WM7A7D   

Georgia's State Capital   -   GHS  121-9
  Bay Street near Elbert Street, Augusta, GA WM7A69   

Great Indian Trading Path   -   DAC 
  McDowell St at Johns St, Summerhill, Augusta, GA WM258V   

Great Indian Warrior/Trading Path   -   DAC 
  on Riverwalk, Augusta, GA WM51QP   

Haines Normal and Industrial Institute   -   GHS 121-14
  in front of Laney High School at the intersection of Laney Walker Blvd and Phillips St in Augusta, GA WM78VY   

Hephzibah Methodist Church   -   GHM 121-32
  South of Ga 88 at the church in Hephzibah WM7AFP   

Home of Governor Telfair   -   GHM 121-13
  Broad Street at East Boundry, Augusta, GA WM7A7M   

Home of John Forsyth   -   GHM 121-22
  Milledge and Cumming Roads, Augusta, GA WM78RH   

Home of Nicholas Ware   -   GHM 121-24
  Telfair at 5th Street, Augusta, GA   

Home of Richard Henry Wilde   -   GHM 121-31
  2229 Pickens Road, Augusta, GA WM25A6   

Indians   -    
  15 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

Industrial Heritage   -    
  15 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

James Brown (Plaza)   -    
  on Broad Street between 8th and 9th Sts, Augusta, GA   

Jessye Norman   -    
  River Walk near 9th St, Augusta, GA   

John McClinton Tutt 1886-1986   -   GHS 121-13
  in front of one of the buildings at the Museum of Black History at 1108 Phillips St., Augusta, GA WM78VG   

Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice Supreme Court of the United States   -   GHS 121-6
  415 Seventh Street, Augusta, GA WM7A2Z    P*

Joseph Rucker Lamar - replaced   -   GHS 121-6
  reportedly removed to the Grand Lodge of Georgia at Masonic Temple, 3201 Wrightsville Rd., Augusta, GA   

Kaolin - Removed --
  -   WPA A-16
  10 mi SW of Augusta, GA, US 1   

LaFayette Visits Augusta   -   GHM 121-42
  McArtan Street at Jones St, Augusta, GA WM79HQ   

Liberty Methodist Church   -   GHM 121-47
  E of Hephzibah and US 1 on Liberty Church Rd S of Browns Rd WM7AF4   

Liberty Methodist Church - Replaced by GHM 121-47   -   GHM 121-33
  E of Hephzibah and US 1 on Liberty Church Rd S of Browns Rd   

Lucy Craft Laney   -   GHS 121-10
  Laney Museum, 1116 Phillips St., Augusta, GA WM78VK   

Magnolia Cemetery   -   GSCD 
  3rd Street near Walton Way WM7A6V   

Meadow Garden   -   WPA 
  on Independence Dr near near 13th St (U.S. 1), Augusta, GA      

Meadow Garden-Home of George Walton   -   GHM 121-34
  4 13th and Independence Streets, Augusta, GA WM78WG   

Medical College Building   -   GHM 121-14
  Sixth and Telfair Streets, Augusta, GA WMWEPV    P*

Miss Lucy Craft Laney 1854-1933   -   AAAHC 
  at the corner of Laney-Walker Blvd and Phillips St. in Augusta, GA WM78WC   

Montrose: Home of Col. Charles Colcock Jones, Jr.   -   GHM 121-38
  2249 Walton Way, Augusta, GA WM78RQ   

Navigation   -    
  17 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

Old Richmond Academy Building   -   GHM 121-9
  500 block of Telfair Street, Augusta, GA WM28T   

Overton, Home of Gov. John Milledge - Removed --
  -   WPA 
  635 Gary Street, Augusta, GA   

Paine College   -   GHM 121-46
  Paine College Campus on Druid Park Avenue, Augusta, GA WM78RZ   

Paine College Founding Site   -    
  10th and Broad (NW corner) in Augusta, GA WMB0RB    P*

Paul Fitzsimmons Eve   -    
  624 Greene Street, Augusta, GA      

Pendleton King Park (Sand Hills)   -    
  Kissingbower Rd at Woodland Ave, Augusta, GA      

Pierce Memorial Methodist Church   -   GHM 121-37
  1441 Jackson Road, Augusta, GA WM78KA   

Residence of William Schley - Removed --
  -   GHM 121-16
  Augusta, GA   

Richmond Academy - Removed   -   WPA 
  4 blocks north of Telfair St, Augusta, GA   

Richmond County   -   GHM 121-27
  Courthouse, Greene Street, Augusta, GA WM2Q3    P*

Samuel Hammond   -   DAR 
  in the median of Greene St. between 8th and 9th streets Augusta, GA WM79HV   

Shiloh Orphanage   -   GHS 121-20
  1635 15th Street, Augusta, GA      

Signal Corps Aviation School 1911-1913   -   GHM 121-44
  Sand Bar Ferry at Oak Street, Augusta, GA WM7A9A   

Silas Xavier Floyd, D.D.   -   GHS 121-18
  1025 12th St, Augusta, GA      

Spirit Creek Baptist Church   -   GHS 121-4
  1783 Dixon Airline Road, Augusta, GA WM7ACE   

Springfield Baptist Church, Birthplace of Morehouse College   -   GHM 121-51
  Reynolds St and 12th Street, Augusta, GA WM793W   

St. James United Methodist Church   -   HAI 
  439 Greene Street, Augusta, GA WMG9E4   

Stoney Nurses Home of the Lamar School of Nursing   -   GHS 121-5
  R.A. Dent Blvd. and Saint Sebastian Way, Augusta, GA WM78V8   

Summerville Cemetery   -   GHM 121-36
  Cumming Road at John's Road, Augusta, GA WM78P9   

Thankful Baptist Church   -   GHS 121-16
  On Walker St at 3rd St, Augusta, GA. WMF17G   

The "Haunted" Pillar of the Lower Market   -   GSCD 
  on the median at 5th and Broad Streets, Augusta, GA WM7A3T   

The Augusta Arsenal   -   GHM 121-25
  Walton Way at Augusta College, Augusta, GA WM78NR   

The Augusta Arsenal   -    
  Near Arsenal Ave. and Belleview Ave., Augusta, GA      

The Augusta Canal   -   GHM 121-1
  13th Street at Walton Way and Fenwick St, Augusta, GA WM4E23   

The Augusta Canal - Powder Works and Mills   -    
  Eve Street near Pearl Street, Augusta, GA   

The Confederate States Powder Works   -    
  at the old smokestack on Goodrich Street, Augusta, Georgia. WMCF8T    P*

The First Academy of Richmond County   -   GHM 121-17
  Bay and Fourth Streets, Augusta, GA WM7A6Q   

The First Baptist Church   -   GHM 121-29
  Greene and Eighth Streets, Augusta, GA WMHDF   

The First Presbyterian Church   -   GHM 121-11
  500 block of Telfair Street, Augusta, GA WM7A39    P*

The Great Fire of 1916   -    
  15 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

The Home of Charles Jones Jenkins, Jr., LL.D.   -   GHM 121-39
  2248 Cumming Road, Augusta, GA WM78R9   

The Levee   -    
  2 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

The Mayham Tower   -   GHM 121-23
  32 8th St, Augusta, GA WMHCV      

The Medical College of Georgia   -   GHM 121-3
  1400 block of Laney-Walker Blvd at the College, Augusta, GA WM78V5   

The Rotary club of Augustine   -    
  744 Broad St. , Augusta, GA   

The Signer's Monument   -   GHM 121-28
  Greene Street opposite the courthouse, Augusta, GA WM28R    P*

The Sisters of Saint Joseph in Augusta   -   GHS 121-11
  1220 Monte Sano Dr., Augusta, GA WM78M0   

The Tobacco Road   -   GHM 121-10
  Ga 56 (Old Savannah Road) at Tobacco Road, Augusta, GA      

The White House or Mackay's Trading Post - Replaced by GHM 121-48   -   GHM 121-21
  1822 Broad Street, Augusta, GA   

To Commemorate the Great Congress of Five Indian Nations   -   GSCD 
  Located on the wall of St. Paul's Church 6th and Reynolds Streets, Augusta, GA WM7AG1   

To George Walton (1740-1804)   -   F. & A. M. 
  North side of Meadow Garden property, 13th & Independence WM793D   

Trinity CME "Mother Trinity"   -   GHS 121-19
  818 8th Street, Augusta, GA      

Twiggs Cemetery   -   GHM 121-26
  Ga 56 at Goshen Rd, about 2 miles south of Tobacco Road WM7AEZ   

Two Early Augusta Churches   -   GHM 121-45
  Greene St in front of St John's Methodist Church, Augusta, GA WM79V6   

U.S. Marshal Robert Forsyth (1754-1794)   -   GHS  121-12
  St Paul's Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA WM7A9H   

Untitled (Georgia Railroad and Banking Company)   -    
  At 1st Union Bank, Broad Street at Seventh, Augusta, GA WMJH4   

Village of Summerville   -    
  at Goulds Corner at the Walton Way and Milledge Road, Augusta, GA   

Ware High School Civil Rights Milestone   -   GHM 148-7
  Reynolds and Kolloch St at Golf Hall of Fame site, Augusta, GA WM79CB   

Washington's Southern Tour   -   GHS 121-2
  St Pauls Episcopal Church, 605 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA WMGCN   

White House Tract   -   GHM 121-48
  1822 Broad St, Augusta, GA, at Harris House WM7AC2   

William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777   -   GCG 
  Riverwalk at 8th Street, Augusta, GA WM51RG   

William Bartram Visited Augusta, 1773   -   GHM 121-7
  In the plaza at the Post Office, Augusta, GA, on East Ford St      

William Makepeace Thackeray   -   GHM 121-8
  700 block of Broad St., Augusta, GA WMP2R   

William Schley 1786-1858   -   F. & A. M. 
  Richmond Hill Rd at Bobby Jones Expressway, Augusta, GA   

Woodrow Wilson Spring   -   GHM 121-40
  US 25 at McBean Creek, at the Burke County line      


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.