Lumpkin in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Wellborn Root Birthplace Site
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 128-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 3.049′ N, 84° 47.764′ W. Marker is in Lumpkin, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is on Maple Street just south of Broad Street (Georgia Route 27), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lumpkin GA 31815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Bedingfield Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Lumpkin and Stewart County (about 500 feet away); Stewart County Academy and Masonic Building (about 700 feet away); Masonic Female College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Providence Canyons (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westville Symposium (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lumpkin.
Also see . . .
1. John W. Root. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on August 26, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Biographic artical from New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 26, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
3. More information on Root. Information on a Chicago Tribute Marker of Distinction (Submitted on August 26, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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