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Knoxville in Crawford County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Alexis de Tocqueville
 
Alexis de Tocqueville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
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

Placed by C-SPAN and The Cable Television Industry while retracing the tour in 1997-1998
 
Erected 1998 by C-SPAN and The Cable Television Industry.
 
Location. 32° 43.472′ N, 83° 59.878′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Georgia, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Crusselle Street (U.S. 80) and Fair Play Hill Road, on the right when traveling east on East Crusselle Street. Click for map. The marker is located to the left of the front door on the first floor of he Crawford County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville GA 31050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crawford County (here, next to this marker); Federal Wire Road (a few steps from this marker); Joanna Troutman (a few steps from this marker); William Bartram Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. mile away); Creek Agency - Old Agency (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylor County Rural Electric Cooperative (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Alexis de Tocqueville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
2. Alexis de Tocqueville Marker
The front door of the Crawford County County Courthouse, with the de Tocqueville marker on the left and the HABS marker on the right.
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Alexis de Tocqueville. A detailed Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 7, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 

2. de Tocqueville web site. A web site devoted to de Tocqueville and C-SPAN's "The Alexis de Tocqueville Tour" (Submitted on March 7, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Crawford County Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
3. Crawford County Courthouse
The de Tocqueville marker can be seen to the left of the lower front door.
 
 
Historic American Buildings Survey Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Marker
A marker attesting that the Crawford County Courthouse has been added to the Historic American Buildings Survey is opposite the de Tocqueville marker on the front of the courthouse.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 546 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 6, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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