George Michael Troup-HCC-Troup County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 02.414 W 085° 01.858
16S E 683870 N 3657470
Quick Description: Courthouse in LaGrange
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/17/2008 6:35:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM4PZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
George Michael Troup was born September 8, 1780 and died April 26, 1856. During Troup's tenure as Governor of Georgia (1823-1827), Troup County was created on December 16, 1826. Boundaries of original Troup County extended from the Flint River on the east to the Chattahoochee River on the west. East and southern boundaries were reduced on December 24, 1827, to its approximate present size. Governor Troup was buried in Montgomery County, Georgia. He was twice married and father of six children.

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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