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Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site is a 13 acre state park located in Irwinville, Georgia that marks the site where Confederate President Jefferson Davis was captured by Union Army forces on May 9, 1865. The park features a granite monument with a bust of Davis that is located on the exact spot of his capture.[1] The Jefferson Davis Memorial Museum, built in 1939 by the Works Progress Administration, features Civil War weapons, uniforms, artifacts and exhibits about Davis and the Confederacy.


  • Civil War Museum - film and artifacts
  • 13 Picnic Sites
  • Group Shelter (seats 100)
  • 1/3-Mile Nature Trail
  • Monument
  • Gift Shop
  • Playground


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Coordinates: 31°39′52″N 83°23′12″W / 31.66444°N 83.38667°W / 31.66444; -83.38667