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Gilmer County - Ellijay, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member debbado
N 34° 41.709 W 084° 28.971
16S E 730569 N 3842121
Quick Description: This marker is located in front of the Gilmer County courthouse.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2009 9:42:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM6NTT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 16

Long Description:
Gilmer County was created by Act of Dec. 3, 1832 out of Cherokee. Originally, it contained parts of Fannin, Dawson and Pickens Counties. The county was named for George Rockingham Gilmer (1790-1859), who served with distinction as a soldier, lawyer, legislator, Congressman and twice as Governor of Georgia, 1829-1831 and 1837-1839. First officers, commissioned March 9, 1833, were: Levi A. Hufsteller, Sheriff; Thomas M. Burnett, Clerk Superior Court; Henry K. Quillian, Clerk Inferior Court. Officers commissioned July 10, 1833 were Thomas Gutterry, Coroner, and Benjamin M. Griffith, Surveyor.

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 061-4

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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