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Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Cassville

Named For Lewis Cass

 
 
Site of Cassville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Tibbs, November 17, 2007
1. Site of Cassville Marker
Inscription.  County seat Cass County 1832-1861. First decision Supreme Court of Georgia, 1846. Name changed to Manassas 1861. Town burned by Sherman 1864 and never rebuilt.
 
Erected 1936 by Works Progress Administration (WPA).
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 34° 14.935′ N, 84° 51.15′ W. Marker is in Cassville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Cassville Road NW, on the left when traveling south. This monument is located on the old Highway 41 and not on the new one that bypasses the area. This is now Bartow County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Of Cassville (here, next to this marker); Old Cassville Post Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site - Cassville Female College
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Noble Hill Rosenwald School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Memorial Cassville Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cassville.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Cassville. (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
2. Lewis Cass From Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 11, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
 
Site of Cassville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Tibbs, November 17, 2007
2. Site of Cassville Marker
Site of Cassville Marker and the Town of Cassville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
3. Site of Cassville Marker and the Town of Cassville Marker
The square where these markers are located was the site of the brick Cass County Courthouse. It is now a park.
Lewis Cass image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress, 1848
4. Lewis Cass
Site of Cassville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
5. Site of Cassville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,829 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.   3. submitted on November 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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