1792 Midway Church In The Midway Historic District
Image is not available

Located in Liberty County, Georgia, on Highway 17 between Savannah and Darien. It includes a traditional walled cemetery containing the graves of Revolutionary War patriots and many other historically significant figures

Dorchester Academy founded in 1869
Image is not available

The school was established to educate local freed African-Americans after the American Civil War. The school closed in 1940, at which time most of its then-extant buildings were torn down, leaving only the 1935 boys' dormitory.

Liberty County Courthouse
Image is not available

Built in 1926, it was designed by J. J. Baldwin in the Classical Revival style of architecture. On September 18, 1980, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

previous arrowprevious arrow
next arrownext arrow
Slider

 

The Liberty Independent Troop was reorganized on Sep­tember 17, 1920, as Troop B, First Separate Squadron. Donald F. Martin, Sr was its first captain, Floyd E. Mil­ler was its first lieutenant, and Joseph B. Fraser, Jr. was its second lieutenant. Martin and Miller resigned in a few weeks, and Fraser was elected captain, with C.J. Martin, Jr. as first lieutenant, and Lonnie A. Knight as second lieutenant. Knight then resigned, and Ernest V. Martin was elected second lieutenant. 

 


From "Sweet Land of Liberty, A History of Liberty County, Georgia" by Robert Long Groover; Page(s) 81; Used by the permission of the Liberty County Commissioners Office 

 

 

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Its free to join the Liberty County Historical Society and help us discover and preserve our Liberty County History. Please join by signing up for our newsletter as shown below. Thank you for helping and being a part of Liberty County History!

 

* indicates required
/ ( mm / dd )