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Troup Factory-HCC-Troup County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 32° 56.704 W 084° 55.405
16S E 694123 N 3647110
Quick Description: Flat Shoals Creek on US 27, 10 mi S of LaGrange
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2008 5:07:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM4P7Q
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 13

Long Description:
Troup Factory, first cotton mill in Troup County, Georiga, was established in 1846 on Flat Shoals Creek by Robertson, Leslie & Co., of Meriwether County. Water powered carding, spinning and weaving, in a massive four-storied mill, produced famed quality sheetings and osnaburgs until 1899. In 1902, L. M. Park bought and removed the mill to LaGrange. Maxey Brooks (1796-1861), pioneer millwright, built an important gristmill on the site in 1829 and sold it to the Company in 1846.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Ocfuskee Historical Society 1980
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: HCC

Date: 1980

Sponsor: Not listed

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