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Elberton in Elbert County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

In the Year 1803

 
 
In the Year 1803 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 10, 2012
1. In the Year 1803 Marker
Inscription.
In the year 1803, James Alston,
Beckham Dye, Dr. John T. Gilmer,
Reuben Lindsay and Middleton
Woods, were the first
commissioners appointed to
rule the Town of Elberton.

 
Erected 1957.
 
Location. 34° 6.595′ N, 82° 52.1′ W. Marker is in Elberton, Georgia, in Elbert County. Marker can be reached from South Oliver Street (State Highway 77). Click for map. Marker is attached to the right side of the front entrance to the courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 South Oliver Street, Elberton GA 30635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elbert County (here, next to this marker); In Memory (a few steps from this marker); Grave of General Wiley Thompson (a few steps from this marker); Elbert County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Old Post Road (a few steps from this marker); Elberton Granite Bicentennial Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Elbert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Seaboard Airline Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Christmas Tree House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elberton.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Elbert County Courthouse<br>East (Front) Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, April 10, 2012
2. Elbert County Courthouse
East (Front) Entrance
Marker is bottom of right arch
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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