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Gilmer County Georgia Historical Markers

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By David Seibert, February 26, 2011
Cartecay Methodist Church Marker
Georgia (Gilmer County), Ellijay — 061-5 — Cartecay Methodist Church
This church, Cartecay Methodist (South), was organized and a building erected in August 1834 on the property of Lewis D. Ellington. The first preacher was William Ellington, ordained in 1805 by Bishop Asbury. The first Sunday School was organized . . . — Map (db m40540) HM
Georgia (Gilmer County), Ellijay — 061-3 — Ebenezer Baptist Church
This church was established August 24, 1839 by 7 people (Samuel B. West, his wife, Nancy; Jacob Bearden, his wife, Winey; Wm. Kimzey, his wife Rebecca; John Pettit), while some Indians remained in this area. First officers were: Able Miles, pastor; . . . — Map (db m40573) HM
Georgia (Gilmer County), Ellijay — 061-4 — Gilmer County
Gilmer County was created by Act of Dec. 3, 1832 out of Cherokee. Originally, it contained parts of Fannin, Dawson and Pickens Counties. The county was named for George Rockingham Gilmer (1790-1859), who served with distinction as a soldier, lawyer, . . . — Map (db m24335) HM
Georgia (Gilmer County), Ellijay — 061-2 — Oakland Academy
The educational center for this section for years, Oakland Academy was established in 1867, following the War Between the States, by Nathan T. Tabor and John E. Robeson, first teacher. Originally a private school, it was operated for many years as a . . . — Map (db m40577) HM
Georgia (Gilmer County), Ellijay — Springer Mountain
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Springer Mountain elevation 3782' Southern Terminus Chattahoochee National Forest — Map (db m3258) HM

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