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The Rock in Upson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Post Office

 
 
First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
1. First Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
First Post Office at
The Rock
Stage Coach Route
on
Old Federal Road
1816.

Marked by
Gov. Edward Telfair Chapter D.A.R.
Thomaston, GA. 1923.


 
Erected 1923 by Gov. Edward Telfair Chapter D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Postal Mail and Philately series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
 
Location. 32° 57.892′ N, 84° 13.919′ W. Marker is in The Rock, Georgia, in Upson County. Marker is on East Main Street (Georgia Route 36), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: The Rock GA 30285, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 0.9 miles away); Trice Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Gachet Home (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lamar Electric Membership Corporation
First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2018
2. First Post Office Marker
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors (approx. 6.9 miles away); A&M - G.I.C. (approx. 7.3 miles away); Gordon Military College (approx. 7.3 miles away); Roosevelt’s Barnesville Speech (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2018
3. First Post Office Marker
First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2018
4. First Post Office Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 15, 2022