Trion in Chattooga County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Cotton Mill In Northwest Georgia
Erected 1995. (Marker Number 027-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 32.831′ N, 85° 18.582′ W. Marker is in Trion, Georgia, in Chattooga County. Marker is at the intersection of Fourth Street, on the left when traveling west on Fourth Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trion GA 30753, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, Chattooga County (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Couey House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Summerville, Georgia (approx. 5.1 miles away); Boyles Yard Turntable Named Summerville Railroad Turntable (approx. 5.2 miles away); William Little House (approx. 9½ miles away); Chattooga Academy (was approx. 11.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Army of Tennessee (approx. 11.3 miles away); The Battle of LaFayette (approx. 11.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Mount Vernon Mills History. This link is to the Mount Vernon Mills website. The site gives a history of the mills that A.P. Allgood founded. It is a good read and shows the intricate part A.P. Allgood and the mill played from the 1800's, through the War Between the States and into present day Trion. (Submitted on September 14, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
2. From farm field to cotton mill: The making of America's denim. CNN covered this mill in 2009. (Submitted on July 30, 2012.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2008. This page has been viewed 3,208 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5, 6. submitted on September 14, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.