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Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

A. Lafayette Bartlett

 
 
A. Lafayette Bartlett Monument (west side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
1. A. Lafayette Bartlett Monument (west side)
Inscription.
West side
A. Lafayette Bartlett
Citizen, Lawyer, Statesman,
Historian
Born on a Paulding County
farm, Feb. 15, 1851
Died in Dallas Georgia,
May 17, 1926
His life was largely given to the service of his people of his home county as Justice of the Peace, Deputy Sheriff, Representative of his county in the State Legislature for four years. Judge of the Tallapoosa Circuit for eight years. Post Master of Brownsville, GA., also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the town of Dallas for twelve years.

South side
Judge Bartlett was an active Mason. At the Grand Lodge of Georgia in Oct. 1902 he was selected as one of the trustees to build the Masonic Home at Macon. The Bartlett Lodge of Hiram, GA., was named for him. He was made a Mason in 1874 at Douglasville, GA., and created a Noble of the Mystic Shrine in 1897. Being a member of Yaarab Temple Atlanta, Ga.

He is not dead, he is still living. Someday I will see again, to live with him forever more.
 
Location. 33° 55.452′ N, 84° 50.464′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Main Street north of East Griffin Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located
A. Lafayette Bartlett Monument (south side) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
2. A. Lafayette Bartlett Monument (south side)
next to the Dallas Women's Club building. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, Dallas GA 30132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paulding County (within shouting distance of this marker); Dallas (approx. ¼ mile away); Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dallas - New Hope Line (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. 0.7 miles away); Federal Line (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Orphan Brigade (approx. 1.2 miles away); Armstrong's Advance (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Regarding A. Lafayette Bartlett. A Change.org petition was initiated to have a 2014 replacement right hand removed. The hand may have been broken off mischievously. Apparently the statue stood a number of years without the hand and the people of the city got used to it.
 
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Statue of Aaron Lafayette Bartlett. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
3. Statue of Aaron Lafayette Bartlett.
The view north along Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2018
4. The view north along Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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