LaGrange in Troup County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
George Michael Troup
Erected 1980 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Ocfuskee Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 33° 2.415′ N, 85° 1.855′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Georgia, in Troup County. Marker is on Franklin Street 0 miles south of Haralson Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is at the Troup County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lagrange GA 30240, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Nancy Harts (here, next to this marker); Lafayette (about 500 Fuller Earle Callaway, Sr. (about 600 feet away); Troup County (about 700 feet away); Troup County Academy (approx. ¼ mile away); Bellevue (approx. half a mile away); Bellevue, Home of Sen. Benjamin Harvey Hill (approx. half a mile away); Lynching in America / Raising a Voice Against Racial Violence (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
Regarding George Michael Troup. Gov. Troup was related to the McIntosh family of Georgia, after whom McIntosh County was named, and to Chief William McIntosh of the Creek Nation. Gov. Troup negotiated the Indian Springs Treaty with Chief McIntosh, ceding Creek lands in Georgia.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Troup's Grave Markers.
Also see . . . George Troup from Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 24, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,302 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 22, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.