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Gilmer County Georgia Historical Markers

 
View of Fort Hetzel Marker near gas station and Mulberry Street. image, Click for more information
By Mark Hilton, October 20, 2016
View of Fort Hetzel Marker near gas station and Mulberry Street.
Georgia (Gilmer County), East Ellijay — Fort Hetzel 1838 — 1868
In 1838, 1100 Cherokee Indians were assembled at this site in preparation for the evacuation to Oklahoma Territory on The Trail of Tears — Map (db m98987) HM
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 — David Bailey Freeman - The Youngest Confederate Soldier May 1, 1851 - June 18, 1929
"I hadn't lost any war and wasn't hunting any..." "I attracted much attention. Some would give me presents ... And some would observe that I ought to be at home with my mother." His fellow Confederates called him . . . — Map (db m99026) 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 — Home of Chief Whitepath
Home of the Cherokee Indian Chief Whitepath stood from 1800 to 1982, 338 yards S.W. of this marker. Aaron Pinson born Feb. 5, 1784 lived here from 1838 until his death Dec. 7, 1843 — Map (db m98998) 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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