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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Valdosta in Lowndes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Site of Troupville

Site of Troupville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 5, 2014
1. Site of Troupville Marker
Inscription.  The first town and stage coach line in Lowndes County, settled 1836.
Erected 1927 by Valdosta Chapter U.D.C. 471.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 30° 51.18′ N, 83° 20.65′ W. Marker is near Valdosta, Georgia, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Augustine Road (Georgia Route 133) and Val-Tech Road, on the right when traveling west on St. Augustine Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valdosta GA 31602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Valdosta Street Railroad Company Waiting Station, 1917 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Drexel Park (approx. 3½ miles away); Valdosta Institute (approx. 4 miles away); Old Carnegie Library (approx. 4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 4 miles away); Flame of Freedom (approx. 4.1 miles away);
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United States Bicentennial — Lowndes County Sesquicentennial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Lowndes County Confederate Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valdosta.
Also see . . .  Troupville, GA. (Submitted on July 4, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 56 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 4, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
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Jun. 7, 2023