Button Gwinnett
Stamp Club
 


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Welcome to the
Button Gwinnett Stamp Club

The club is named for Button Gwinnett who was one of two Georgians to sign the Declaration of Independence. (Gwinnett County is also named for Button Gwinnett). Gwinnett was born in England in 1735. He immigrated to the American Colonies settling first in Charleston, SC and later becoming a farmer on a large tract of land he purchased on St. Catherine's Island, Georgia. He was a representative to the Continental Congress, was instrumental in drafting the Constitution of the state of Georgia and was a governor of the state. He died at the age of 42 of wounds sustained in a duel with his rival, Lachlan McIntosh.

 

MEETINGS

The club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the Lilburn City Hall on Main Street. Meeting begin at 7:00 PM. Meetings typically include an auction. Visitors are welcome.

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2004-2005 Southeast Federation of Stamp Clubs.
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