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Toomsboro in Wilkinson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Robert Toombs

 
 
Robert Toombs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2011
1. Robert Toombs Marker
Inscription.
To honor the memory of
Robert Toombs
July 2, 1810 – Dec. 15, 1885
United States Senator
Secretary of State, C.S.A.
Patriot and Statesman
For whom the town of Toombsboro is named

 
Erected by Robert Toombs Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 49.533′ N, 83° 4.785′ W. Marker is in Toomsboro, Georgia, in Wilkinson County. Marker is on Georgia Route 112 0 miles north of Pineview Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located in front of the Toomsboro Town Office. Marker is in this post office area: Toomsboro GA 31090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Toomsboro (approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Major John Hatcher (approx. 4.7 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 5.5 miles away); Wilkinson County (approx. 5.6 miles away); George Henry Carswell (approx. 5.6 miles away); McIntyre
Robert Toombs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2011
2. Robert Toombs Marker
(approx. 7.6 miles away); The Defense of the Oconee Bridge (approx. 7.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Toomsboro.
 
More about this marker. The marker, likely installed in the 1930s, describes the town as "Toombsboro" rather than the present Toomsboro.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Toombs. The New Georgia Encyclopedia biography of Toombs. (Submitted on April 24, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Robert Toombs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matthew Brady (1823-1896)
3. Robert Toombs Marker
Photo from Wikipedia Commons/Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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