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Name St. Marys GA

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Image of Civil War Newspaper Clippings - Newspaper

Civil War Newspaper Clippings - Newspaper

Three 1863-1864 newspaper clippings giving accounts of Civil War battles or skirmishes occuring in Florida (Fernandina; Olustee; Ocean Pond; Gainesville).

Image of Ledger account of Louis Dufous - Ledger

Ledger account of Louis Dufous - Ledger

1834 ledger account of Louis Dufous for a wide variety of goods and services obtained from James T. O'Neill. These goods ranged from household items (food, dry goods, cloth, sewing implements, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, etc.) to tools (nails, hatchets, chisels, hinges), and included the hire of a "Negro". Payment (in full) of $424.71 3/4 and was received on March 28th 1835 in St. Mary's , GA. [Note: On the back of the document, beneath the notation, " Recd Paymt., Louis Dufous", appears the name, Mr. James A. (unreadable)].

Image of The St Marys: A River of Turmoil - Manuscript

The St Marys: A River of Turmoil - Manuscript

An unpublished manuscript covering the history of the St Marys River, beginning with native American legend and concluding with the coming of the paper mills in Fernandina and St Marys. The author, Mr. S.C. Hood, utilized several published and unpublished accounts, along with personal interviews of "old-timers" to create an entertaining historical narrative of the River and the surrounding areas. An unknown individual indicates on the fronts page that he had secured full rights from Mr. Hood, and that he was having 50 copies made of the original manuscript. Copies were available for $10.00. It is not known whether any were sold. This copy shows all changes made by the author. There is a

Image of Journal Kept By James G. Cooper At Battle Bluff For The Year Of Our Lord 1857. - Diary

Journal Kept By James G. Cooper At Battle Bluff For The Year Of Our Lord 1857. - Diary

An unpublished Diary by James G. Cooper describing his daily activities at his plantation, Battle Bluff (also called Cooper Bluff), one of the largest in northeast Florida prior to the Civil War. It was located 2 miles south of St Marys and 6 miles west of Fernandina at the junction of the Bell and Jolly rivers. Cooper also had 2 other plantations and was considered one of Florida's largest land holders and slave holders prior to the civil war. (For more detailed information see Pelot Family Genealogy, library GEN COL). The Diary continues through April, 1865, but this copy is missing pp 85 through 116, effectively ending February 3rd, 1862. It does have pp 117 through 119 which were don

Image of Army Life In a Black Regiment - Book

Army Life In a Black Regiment - Book

Colonel Higginson's stirring account of his two years at Camp Saxton, recording the immediate effect of a decision that proved crucial to our survival as a nation and that ultimately shaped constitutional history.

Image of Founders of St. Marys - Book

Founders of St. Marys - Book

The founding of Saint Marys, Georgia, with biographies of the twenty men who signed the city's charter.

Image of Early Reminiscence of Camden County, Georgia: by an old Saint Marys boy in his 82nd year: 1914-1915 - Book

Early Reminiscence of Camden County, Georgia: by an old Saint Marys boy in his 82nd year: 1914-1915 - Book

Mr. Silva writes about the first seventeen years of his life, as he remembered it, while living in St. Marys. Most of his writings deal with places, events, and the people of St. Marys, the St. Marys River, and Cumberland Island. He was 82 years old when he authored these 25 articles which were originally published in The Southeast Georgian.

Image of Historic St. Marys, Georgia - Pamphlet

Historic St. Marys, Georgia - Pamphlet

Guide to St. Marys including history and information about historic houses

Image of Willard's Mill And Other Stories - Book

Willard's Mill And Other Stories - Book

Stories from the legends of old St. Marys Georgia.

Image of Forgotten History:  St. Marys Georgia 1975 - Pamphlet

Forgotten History: St. Marys Georgia 1975 - Pamphlet

Articles written to promote St. Marys in the "Stay and See Georgia competition during the American Revolution Bicentennial.

Image of Goodbread House - Print, Photographic

Goodbread House - Print, Photographic

2 storied house, block wall; cost $4200 when built.; Goodbread House in St. Mary's

Image of Osborn Street - Print, Photographic

Osborn Street - Print, Photographic

View along unpaved Osborn Street in St. Marys, Georgia.

Image of Man in driveway with fences, trees, gate - Print, Photographic

Man in driveway with fences, trees, gate - Print, Photographic

Man holding suit coat in driveway with fence and line of trees on both sides, white picket fence and gate in background. (1) 5" x 7" print, (1) 8" x 10" slightly cropped englargement.

Image of Unknown Homesite, St Mary's, GA - Print, Photographic

Unknown Homesite, St Mary's, GA - Print, Photographic

Unknown homesite in St Mary's, GA with tall trees has cracker style house with carriage parked on left and a cabin or outbuilding on right with a split-rail fence between them. An animal is grazing amid trees on right. (1) 5" x 7" print and (1) 8" x 10" copy with improved exposure and focus.

Image of Pratt-Gillican House - Print, Photographic

Pratt-Gillican House - Print, Photographic

Pratt-Gillican house, located on the corner of Wheeler and Conyers Streets, St. Mary's, GA is a white frame house surrounded by a white picket fence. Two cows are grazing outside the fence.

Image of St. Marys, the Miller House or Frohock-Stone-Bunkley House. - Print, Photographic

St. Marys, the Miller House or Frohock-Stone-Bunkley House. - Print, Photographic

In St. Marys, view of 3 houses, including the Miller House or Frohock-Stone-Bunkley House. (1) 5" x 7", (1) 8" x 10"

Image of Orange Hall in St. Marys - Print, Photographic

Orange Hall in St. Marys - Print, Photographic

Orange Hall, St. Marys, GA. One 4" x 7" print, one "8 x 10" englargement of it.

Image of St. Marys Courthouse - Print, Photographic

St. Marys Courthouse - Print, Photographic

St. Marys, GA Courthouse. Built 1873. Note public well by tree in front. One 5" x 7" print, two 8" x 10" enlargements that are cropped differently.