Dallas in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
A. Lafayette Bartlett
Citizen, Lawyer, Statesman,
Born on a Paulding County
farm, Feb. 15, 1851
Died in Dallas Georgia,
May 17, 1926
Judge Bartlett was an active Mason. At the Grand Lodge of Georgia in Oct. 1902 he was selected as one of the trustees to build the Masonic Home at Macon. The Bartlett Lodge of Hiram, GA., was named for him. He was made a Mason in 1874 at Douglasville, GA., and created a Noble of the Mystic Shrine in 1897. Being a member of Yaarab Temple Atlanta, Ga.
He is not dead, he is still living. Someday I will see again, to live with him forever more.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Government & Politics.
Location. 33° 55.452′ N, 84° 50.464′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is on Main Street north of East Griffin Street, on the right when traveling north. Located next to the Dallas Women's Club building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Main Street, Dallas GA 30132, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paulding County (within shouting distance of this marker); Dallas (approx. ¼ mile away); Davis' Div. at Dallas (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dallas - New Hope Line (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Orphan Brigade at Dallas (approx. 0.7 miles away); Federal Line (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Orphan Brigade (approx. 1.2 miles away); Armstrong's Advance (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
Regarding A. Lafayette Bartlett. A Change.org petition was initiated to have a 2014 replacement right hand removed. The hand may have been broken off mischievously. Apparently the statue stood a number of years without the hand and the people of the city got used to it.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.