Presented by the Laurens County Historical Society, Dublin, Georgia. For questions and information, please contact Scott B. Thompson, Sr. at email@example.com.
Friday, April 01, 2011
BENJAMIN SMITH JORDAN - STATUE - MEMORY HILL, MILLEDGEVILLE
Benjamin Smith Jordan was a wealthy landowner in Baldwin County. He died in 1856. R.E. Launitz, a New York sculptor, created this massive statue. Launitz was the sculptor of the Pulaski Monument in Savannah. Jordan is buried beneath this monument in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Georgia.