Sumter County (129)

Historic Markers Across Georgia

 

Sumter County was created on Feb. 26, 1831.

The county seat is in Americus, GA.,
and the county is 492.6 Square Miles in area.



  Click here to visit the Sumter county home page.

  FIPS Code: 13262

  Information about Sumter County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

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

 

There are 58 Historic Markers in Sumter County.

3 - inch Ordnance Rifle Model 1861   -   NPS 
  on Cemetery Road north of Prison Site Road, Andersonville, Georgia WMABBQ      

6 - pounder Field Gun   -   NPS 
  on Cemetery Road north of Prison Site Road, Andersonville, Georgia WMABBQ      

Always a Reckoning   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Americus Colored Hospital   -   GHS 129-2
  133 J.R. Campbell Sr. St. near intersection with Bay St., three blocks north of downtown Americus, GA WMABBQ   

Americus Institute   -    
  at Staley Middle School, 915 N. Lee St., Americus, GA WMABBN   

Andersonville (Side 1)   -   Andersonville Guild 
  At Depot Museum in Andersonville WM4T9D   

Archery, Georgia   -    
  at the intersection of Bishop Johnson Circle (County Route 61) and Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ

Baby Row   -   NPS 
  at Plains High School on North Broad Street, Plains GA WMABBQ      

Billy Carter Service Station   -    
  Church Street (U.S. 280), Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Blacksmith Shop   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  Junction of US 280 and US 19, Americus, GA WMACB5   

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  Welcome Center, US 280, Plains WM43HH   

Camp Sumter Confederate Prison Site   -   GHM 129-3
  on Ga 49 at Ga. 271 at turnoff to town of Andersonville WM4T97   

Captain Henry Wirz 1823-1865   -   GHM 129-2
  Ga 271 in Andersonville WM3X2K   

Carter Warehouse   -    
  on S. Bond Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Cash Crops   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Catch the Mules   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Charles A. Lindberg   -    
  On Southerfield Rd at Success Ave., Americus, GA WMABBJ   

Confederate Cemetery   -   GHM 129-4
  End of E. Church Street near flagpole in the Confederate section of the old city cemetery in Americus, GA WM7EGV   

Confederate Hospitals   -   GHM 129-6
  Jackson St between Lamar and Forsyth Sts, Americus, GA WMACAY   

Early Days   -    
  West Main Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Elm Tree   -    
  New Courthouse in Americus, GA   

Escape Tunnels   -   NPS 
  on Prison Site Road east of Cemetery Road, Andersonville, National Park, Andersonville, Georgia WMABBQ      

Father Peter Whelan   -   NPS 
  on Prison Site Road east of Cemetery Road, Andersonville National Park WMABBQ      

Father Peter Whelan (1802-1871) (Side 2)   -   Andersonville Guild 
  In front of Depot Museum in Andersonville WM4T9F   

Federal Headquarters   -   GHM 129-7
  436 South Lee Street, Americus, GA WMACFX   

Friendship Garden   -    
  North Broad Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Georgia Southwestern State University   -   GHM 129-10
  on the Campus of Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, Ga. Americus, Ga. WM7EG3   

Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln — 1809 -- 1865 —   -    
  on Prison Site Road south of Cemetery Road, Andersonville, National Park, Andersonville, Georgia WMABBQ      

Jimmy Carter Slept Here   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Jimmy Carter's Boyhood Farm From Here to Plains   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Koinonia Farm   -   GHS 129-1
  1324 Ga 49 South, Americus, GA WMACG2   

Legacy of an Outdoor Childhood   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Lindberg's Solo Flight May 1923   -   GHM 129-8
  Souther Field, Ga 49 north of Americus, GA WM3X2F   

Luther Story Bridge   -   GHM 
  West end of Flint River Bridge on Ga 27 WM43HA   

M and M Cash Store   -    
  W. Main Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Never Far from Home   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Next-door Neighbors   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Old Bank Building   -    
  W. Main Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Old Carter Peanut Warehouse   -    
  W. Main Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps   -    
  on Prison Site Road south of Cemetery Road, Andersonville, National Park, Andersonville, Georgia WMABBQ      

Plains Depot   -   NPS 
  W. Main Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Plains High School Side 1   -   Plains Historical Preservation Trust 
  Jimmy Carter National Historic Site at old high school, Plains, GA WM43HV   

Plains High School Side 2   -   Plains Historical Preservation Trust 
  Jimmy Carter National Historic Site at old high school, Plains, GA WM43HV   

Plains Inn and Antique Mall   -    
   WMABBQ   

President Jimmy Carter   -   GHM 129-9
  At Depot in Plains, GA WMNGN   

Rees Park   -   SHT 
  Elm Ave at entrance to Rees Park, Americus, GA WMACG0   

Rosalynn Smith Carter   -   Plains Historical Preservation Trust 
  intersection of SR 308 and Highway 45 Plains, GA. WM78RT   

Speaker Crisp   -   GHM 129-5
  139 Taylor Street, Americus, GA WMACFV   

Sumter County   -   GHM  129-1
  Courthouse in Americus, GA

Sumter County in the Civil Rights Movement   -   GHS 129-3
  500 West Lamar Street, Americus, GA      

Tennis Court   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

The Carter Family Garden   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

The Earl and Lillian Carter Home   -    
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Plains, GA      

The Earl and Lillian Carter Home   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Walters Grocery Company   -    
  W. Main Street, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Winds of Change   -   NPS 
  on Carter Boy Hood Farm Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Old Plains Highway, Plains, GA WMABBQ      

Wise Sanitarium 1921 ~ 1936   -   Plains Historical Preservation Trust 
  Hospital Street in Plains, GA   

 

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.