Dover in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The village was the home of Wilson C. Cooper, the educator who established Cooper College 1/4 mile east; George Cooper, the Second, inventor of the "Cooper plow"; William Cooper, the Baptist minister whose imposing home was near this marker; Dr. T.B. Cooper, the educator and Baptist minister; and J. Randolph Cooper, the Confederate officer.
Erected 1996 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 124-13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover GA 30424, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to the Sea (here, next to this marker); Louisville Road (here, next to this marker); Union Meeting House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Savannah Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 3˝ miles away); a different marker also named Union Meeting House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rigdon’s Mill / The Rigdon Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); Akins’ Mill Pond / The Families of Akins’ Mill Pond (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Men of Mark in Georgia By William J. Northen, John Temple Graves. Pages 238-241 George W. Cooper, "Cooper Plows" (Submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,311 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.