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Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dahlonega Stories

W.A. Whitmire

 
 
Dahlonega Stories W.W. Whitmire Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Leah Tibbs, September 22, 2018
1. Dahlonega Stories W.W. Whitmire Marker
Inscription.  In 1935 W.A. Whitmire tore down and earlier frame structure and erected this building as a general merchandise store. When Don and Mary Miller purchased the property in 1976, they remodeled it as Mary’s Mini-Mall and rented to a number of shops over the years, Including The Gold Shop since 1977. The Millers’ Golden Memories shop passed to their daughter Judy Boggs and was renamed The Bear’s Den in 2003.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 34° 31.942′ N, 83° 59.065′ W. Marker is in Dahlonega, Georgia, in Lumpkin County. Marker is on Public Square west of South Park Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Public Square, Dahlonega GA 30533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (a few steps from this marker); Lumpkin Court House (a few steps from this marker); Lumpkin County Veterans Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumpkin County Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dahlonega.
 
W.W. Whitmire Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Leah Tibbs, September 22, 2018
2. W.W. Whitmire Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2018, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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