Summerville-GHM 053-9-Emanuel Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 32° 44.596 W 082° 16.172
17S E 381059 N 3623538
Quick Description: Ga 56 and Ga 192 in Summertown
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/5/2009 9:49:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM7V7J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
Summertown originated as Summerville in the 1850´s as a summer refuge from malaria by well-to-do families of Burke County. They built elaborate summer homes and established historic Summerville Academy, charter March 4, 1856. A post office was granted in 1876 with C. I. Hughes as postmaster. Present Summertown was incorporated in 1906.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 053-9

Date: 1980

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Marker

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