Monroe in Walton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Seven Governors Have Lived In Walton County
WILSON LUMPKIN (1831-1835)
ALFRED HOLT COLQUITT (1877-1882)
JAMES S. BOYNTON (1883)
HENRY D. McDANIEL (1883-1886)
CLIFFORD WALKER (1923-1927)
RICHARD B. RUSSELL, JR. (1931-1933)
Two of these illustrious sons, Colquitt and Russell, became United States Senators. Richard B. Hubbard, born on a plantation in Walton County in 1836, later moved to Texas and became Governor of that state.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 147-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 47.55′ N, 83° 42.756′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Georgia, in Walton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street (Georgia Route 11) and East Church Street on South Broad Street. Click for map. The marker is located at the Monroe City Offices. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 South Broad Street, Monroe GA 30655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Monroe (within shouting distance of this Walton County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moore’s Ford Lynching (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Poppy Lady (approx. 7.7 miles away); Moina Michael (approx. 8.4 miles away); Hightower Trail (approx. 9.4 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 9.6 miles away); Bethlehem United Methodist Church (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Monroe.
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