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Dawson County - GHM 042-1 - Dawson, Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 25.274 W 084° 07.129
16S E 764791 N 3812628
Quick Description: Dawson County state historical marker located on GA 9 at the Old courthouse in Dawsonville.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2008 11:58:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM4EXG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 24

Long Description:

Dawson County


This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 3, 1857, is named for William C. Dawson who died in 1856, having served in Congress from Dec. 1836 to Nov. 1842, and in the U.S. Senate from 1849 to 1855. He also commanded a brigade in the Creek Indian War of 1836. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff Samuel R. Fendley, Ordinary Henry K. Mikel, Clerk of Superior Court Daniel P. Monroe, Clerk of Inferior Court John Matthews, Tax Receiver David H. Logan, Tax Collector John Bruce, Treasurer James B. Gordon, Surveyor Andrew I. Glenn and Coroner John W. Beck.

GHM 042-1 Georgia Historical Commission 1954

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 042-1

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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