Georgia SAR agrees to fund ground-penetrating radar

by | August 11, 2017 2:54 pm

During the monthly meeting of the Brier Creek Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution, Compatriot Tommy Christopher reported to the chapter the great news and support from the Georgia Society. Compatriot Christopher is a member of the Brier Creek Chapter in Screven County and is the chair of the Brier Creek Battlefield Committee. During the Georgia Society SAR Board of Management meeting held Saturday, July 29, Compatriot Christopher reported that the State of Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate had funded $150,000 and the Department of Natural Resourses had funded $100,000 to construct a monument and walking trail on five acres of the Brier Creek Battlefield. During the meeting to announce this project at R&D’s Restaurant earlier in July, an inquiry was made whether or not the proposed site would cover potential graves of patriots killed during the Brier Creek battle on March 3, 1779. In the $250,000, no money had been set aside to ensure that these possible graves would…

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