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Dowdell's Knob GHM 072-6 Harris CO.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
N 32° 51.446 W 084° 44.212
16S E 711774 N 3637752
Quick Description: Dowdell's Knob State Historical Marker Located on Ga. 190 in northeastern Harris County near the Meriwether County line
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2008 5:01:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM3VNR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 18

Long Description:

The road extending one mile south traverses a spur which projects into
Pine Mountain Valley and terminates in a knob 1395 feet
elevation above sea level overlooking a spectacular
spread of the valley floor.

The knob was named for two pioneer Harris County settlers,
Lewis & James Dowdell of Virginia ancestry who settled here in 1828.

The statue of FDR shows the leg braces on the outside of his pants. This was the only place he felt comfortable to do this. While sojourning at The Little White House near Warm Springs,
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32d President of the United States, found
momentary rest and relaxation contemplating the wide expanse of
land and sky as viewed from the summit of Dowdell's Knob.
072-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1957

Type of Marker: Park

Marker #: 072-6

Date: 1957

Sponsor: Not listed

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