Patricia Barefoot's St. Marys and Camden County (Images of America) PDF

By Patricia Barefoot

Bounded at the north through the Little Satilla River from neighboring Glynn County and at the east via the Atlantic Ocean, Camden County's southern boundary on the St. Marys River separates Georgia from Florida. courting from a 1766 land furnish, port of St. Marys and Camden County have confronted a difficult earlier, current, and destiny. Camden's development and improvement were pushed by means of businessmen, adventurers and opportunists, decided "wild swamp Crackers," and hardy, self-reliant, God-fearing males and women.

Accompanied through Jonathan Bryan, a planter with an insatiable urge for food for virgin tracts of land, Georgia's 3rd and final Royal Governor James Wright visited Buttermilk Bluff in June 1767 and expected a urban. St. Marys was once born, and its highway names replicate the surnames of the 20 founding fathers. whereas the county seat was once faraway from a old fashioned St. Marys on a couple of party, this day, the backyard spot of Woodbine serves because the seat of county executive. previously the rice plantation of J.K. Bedell, this small urban stocks a symbiotic dating with port of St. Marys and the "City of Royal remedy" at Kingsland. The heritage of the county, with its 3 major cities in addition to the outlying, rural components, unfolds in outstanding pictures from days passed by. Preserved in the pages of this valuable quantity, photographs show Camden and its humans in instances of tragedy and triumph.

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