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To Gov. Troup's Tomb-GHM 140-1-Treutlen Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 32° 20.898 W 082° 32.539
17S E 354865 N 3580088
Quick Description: At Rosemont on Ga 199 at Ga 46, 8 miles SW of Soperton
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/5/2009 4:50:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM7V2H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 1

Long Description:
George Michael Troup, `Georgia`s most fiery Governor` is buried beside his bother in a tomb at Rosemont, on of his many plantations. Born in 1780 Troup died April 28, 1856 in Overseer Bridges` home while visiting Rosemont. Educated at Princeton & a member of the bar he had been legislator, congressman, twice U.S. senator and twice Governor of Ga. He is famed for his message to the President in 1825 when the Govt. had failed in its agreement to remove the Indians from Ga. `We have exhausted the argument. We will stand by our arms.` The message was successful.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 140-1

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Commission

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