Trion in Chattooga County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Cotton Mill In Northwest Georgia
Erected 1995. (Marker Number 027-3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
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 travelingTouch 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, measured as the crow flies. 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. 9˝ miles away); La Fayette Presbyterian Church (approx. 11.1 miles away); 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2008. This page has been viewed 3,279 times since then and 52 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.