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Stephen C. Foster Monument, Fargo

Suwannee River Headwaters Stephen C. Foster Monument Fargo GA Clinch County Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Erected in memory of Stephen Collins Foster at the source of the stream which he made immortal in song: “Suwanee River”

The monument was donated by Charles J. Haden.

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Suwannee River at Fargo

Suwannee River near its Source Fargo GA Clinch County Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

The Suwannee River is one of America’s best-known waterways, thanks to Stephen Foster’s immortal song.

Suwannee River Landing at Fargo GA Truck in High Water Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Heavy rains this winter have forced the river over its banks.

Suwannee River Visitors Center Fargo GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

The high waters are evident at the Suwannee River Visitors Center, a state-run facility that’s presently closed.

Suwannee River High Water at Visitors Center Fargo GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

The river’s source is the nearby Okefenokee Swamp.

Suwannee River at Fargo GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

Fargo GA Clinch County Suwannee River near Headwaters Okefenokee Swamp High Water Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing South Georgia USA 2015

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