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Alexis de Tocqueville

 
 
Alexis de Tocqueville Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2005
1. Alexis de Tocqueville Marker
Inscription.
The 25 year-old French aristocrat
and author of

Democracy in America

visited this area
during his 1831-1832 tour of America

 
Erected 1998 by C-SPAN and the Cable Television Industry.
 
Location. 33° 4.802′ N, 83° 13.485′ W. Marker is in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Marker is at the intersection of East Greene Street and North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east on East Greene Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Provost Guard Campsite (a few steps from this marker); Georgia's Secession Convention (within shouting distance of this marker); Troup-Clark Political Feud (within shouting distance of this marker); Old State Capitol (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Fort Defiance (about 500 feet away); Statehouse Square (about 600 feet away); The Milledgeville Hotel and Oliver Hardy (about 600 feet away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Milledgeville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other stops in C-SPAN's retracing of Tocqueville's journey.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Alexis de Tocqueville. (Submitted on October 31, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. The Alexis de Tocqueville Tour. Exploring Democracy in America, May 9, 1997 - February 20, 1998 (Submitted on October 31, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Persons
 
 
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