Social Circle in Walton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
In Memory of Emma Sansom
Heroine of the 60's
Erected 1928 by James M. Gresham Chapter Social Circle Ga. Covington Ga. U.D.C.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • War, US Civil • Women. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 33° 39.373′ N, 83° 43.186′ W. Marker is in Social Circle, Georgia, in Walton County. Marker can be reached from West Hightower Trail west of North Cherokee Road (Georgia Route 11). Located in a little neighborhood park, behind the Post Office, and is deep in the far left corner. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Hightower Trail, Social Circle GA 30025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Social Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Hightower Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Brown's Townhouse (about 800 feet away); The Church Bell The March to the Sea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brick Store (approx. 4 miles away); Sherman at Harris’ Quarters (approx. 6.2 miles away); Centreville (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Social Circle.
More about this marker. This monument was moved here from its previous location at the Social Circle city limit (Walton/Newton County line) at mile marker 0 of Georgia Highway 11. It was moved here as the location on Highway 11 was too busy to allow anyone to stop.
Regarding In Memory of Emma Sansom. The 60's mentioned on the monument refers to the 1860's.
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Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Alabama article on Emma Sansom (Johnson). (Submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Emma Sansom. (Submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.