Presented by the Laurens County Historical Society, Dublin, Georgia. For questions and information, please contact Scott B. Thompson, Sr. at dublinhistory@yahoo.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.











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