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Rosemont in Treutlen County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

To Gov. Troup's Tomb

Ľ— 4 mi. →

 
 
To Gov. Troup's Tomb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. To Gov. Troup's Tomb Marker
Inscription. George Michael Troup, "Georgia`s most fiery Governor" is buried beside his bother in a tomb at Rosemont, one 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.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 140-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.901′ N, 82° 38.534′ W. Marker is in Rosemont, Georgia, in Treutlen County. Marker is at the intersection of State Road 46 and State Road 199, on the right when traveling south on State Road 46. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Soperton GA 30457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Treutlen County (approx. 3.5 miles away); Gov. Troupís Tomb
To Gov. Troup's Tomb Marker at intersection of Ga 199 & Ga 46 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 25, 2009
2. To Gov. Troup's Tomb Marker at intersection of Ga 199 & Ga 46
(approx. 3.6 miles away); Montgomery County Veterans Memorial (approx. 12.3 miles away); Montgomery County (approx. 12.4 miles away); Montgomery County Confederate Monument (approx. 12.4 miles away); Governor Troup's Home (approx. 14.1 miles away but has been reported missing); Wheeler County (approx. 16.1 miles away).
 
Regarding To Gov. Troup's Tomb. See nearby markers for Tomb site.
 
Also see . . .  New Georgia Encyclopedia entry. George Michael Troup was born to Catherine McIntosh and George Troup on September 8, 1780, at McIntosh Bluff on the Tombigbee River, an area that belonged to colonial Georgia but today is part of Alabama. (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
To Gov. Troup's Tomb Marker, looking south along Ga 46 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 25, 2009
3. To Gov. Troup's Tomb Marker, looking south along Ga 46
George Michael Troup image. Click for full size.
By New Georgia Encyclopedia
4. George Michael Troup
 
 
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