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Georgia
Founded in
1732
by
James Edward Oglethorpe
because
to settle in
History:
Georgia, the last of the 13 British colonies established on the Atlantic seaboard, was founded by James Edward Oglethorpe with 114 original settlers on February 12, 1733, at the present site of the city of Savannah.
1758 the province of Georgia was divided into eight parishes, with four new parishes added in 1765.