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Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Joseph Emerson Brown Park

 
 
Joseph Emerson Brown Park Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
1. Joseph Emerson Brown Park Marker
Inscription. A four-time Gov. of Ga, Joseph E. Brown (1821-1894) was born in S.C., educated at Yale, and admitted to the Ga. Bar in 1845. "The war governor," he served from 1857-1865. He served in Ga. Supreme Court and three terms in U.S. Senate. He was popular with the public, especially the working class. Son and Mariettan Joseph M. Brown was Governor 1909-1911.
 
Erected by City of Marietta, Georgia.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 33° 56.816′ N, 84° 32.961′ W. Marker was in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker was on West Atlanta Road, SE 0.2 miles north of Cemetery Street, SE, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the small Joseph Emerson Brown Park, opposite the Marietta City Cemetery and at the dead end of the street. Marker was in this post office area: Marietta GA 30064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Confederate Cemetery (about 400 feet away); This Little Cannon
Joseph Emerson Brown Park and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. Joseph Emerson Brown Park and Marker
(about 500 feet away); Slave Lot (about 500 feet away); S. V. Sanford (about 500 feet away); Rest well, Miss Mattie (about 600 feet away); William Root (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Joseph Brown. From New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on December 26, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USGovernmentPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Joseph Emerson Brown Park and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
3. Joseph Emerson Brown Park and Marker
Joseph Emerson Brown Park and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
4. Joseph Emerson Brown Park and Marker
Joseph Emerson Brown Park Marker - location but no marker Photo, Click for full size
By Judith Barber, December 1, 2011
5. Joseph Emerson Brown Park Marker - location but no marker
A second (non-historic) marker at Joseph Emerson Brown Park Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
6. A second (non-historic) marker at Joseph Emerson Brown Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,302 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   5. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   6. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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