Isaac F. Arnow aricles on the history of St. Marys and Camden County, Georgia
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Isaac F. Arnow aricles on the history of St. Marys and Camden County, Georgia

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Arnow, Isaac F., 1870-1957.
Title: Isaac F. Arnow aricles on the history of St. Marys and Camden County, Georgia
Dates: 1950-1953
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1566

Biographical/Historical Note

Isaac F. Arnow (1869-1957) was born and died in St Marys, Camden County, Georgia. He was a clerk and later a postmaster.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a series of continuously running articles by Isaac F. Arnow on the history of St. Marys and Camden County. Georgia. The articles were published weekly in the Camden County Tribune and began running on April 2, 1950. The final article appeared in January 1953.

Index Terms

Arnow, Isaac F., 1870-1957.
Camden County (Ga.)--History
Saint Mary's (Ga.) -- History.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Isaac F. Arnow articles on the history of St. Marys and Camden County, MS 1566, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List



1Chapters 1-6
Information on the earliest Indian inhabitants and the first French and Spanish settlements.


2Chapters 7-9
Information on the Franciscan and Jesuit missionaries and the early Indian Rebellion.


3Chapters 10-14
Information on Jonathan Dickenson, the Yamasee Indians, James Edward Oglethorpe and Juan Ygnacio de los Reyes.


4Chapters 15-17
Information on the meeting at Fort St. Andrews, General Montaino and Edmund Gray.


5Chapters 18-21
Information on the peace with Spain, applicants for land grants, William Bartram and Fort Tonyn.


6Chapters 22-23
Each chapter has two parts (Information on the American Revolution, St. Marys, and the development of court houses and juries.


7Chapters 24-27
Information on education, James Seagrove, and the 19th century.


8Chapters 28-43
Information on Fort St. Tammany, churches, Buckingham Smith, War of 1812, drinking water, Captain Samuel F. Flood, customs collection, tax returns, Ed Dufair, steam frigate Wabash, Colonel Thomas W. Higginson, the cities decorative cannons, and birds.


9Chapters 44-61
Information on paper-making, Reconstruction, Frederick Ober, the railroad, James Silva, postmasters, Weekly Phoenix, Dr. William Baldwin, saw mills, steam and sailing ships, baseball, Clement Clairborne Clay, military organizations, a haunted house, Sir Gregor MacGregor, Georgia's disputed ruins, and a poem by Arnow on St. Marys.