St Marys

  • Original Name: Buttermilk Bluff

  • Type: Town

St Marys, one of Georgia's oldest towns, is in the southeast corner of the state nine miles from the Atlantic Ocean. St Marys Historic District encompasses the original grid pattern plan of the town as laid out in 1788. During the late 18th century, St Marys was a bustling seaport. The district includes the 1808 Presbyterian Church, famous for its historic bell, which was cast by Paul and Joseph Warren Revere. - NPS

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St Marys


Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
General Archibald Clark House
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Osborne St SE corner of Conyers St W
John Houstoun McIntosh Sugarhouse
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  • NRHP
Charlie Smith Sr Hwy W of Charlie Smith Sr Hwy, 300 ft (90 m) N of Kings bay Rd, 6 mi N of St Marys
Orange Hall
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  • Visit
  • NRHP
311 Osborne St
Saint Marys First Presbyterian Church
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100 Conyers St W
St Marys Historic District
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  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Waterfront Rd, Norris, Alexander, and Oak Grove Cemetery


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1787/00/00 Established
1802/00/00 Incorporated
1815/01/13 British loot St Marys and destroy Fort Peter, War of 1812 Battle of Fort Peter, War of 1812

Geography »

Physiographic FeaturesTypeAsNotedIn
Cumberland Island Island

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Particulars for St Marys:
Locale Type Town
Military Event War of 1812, America vs Britian

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