Eatonton in Putnam County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 117-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 14, 1808.
Location. 33° 19.571′ N, 83° 23.343′ W. Marker is in Eatonton, Georgia, in Putnam County. Marker is on West Marion Street (U.S. 16) 0 miles west of South Jefferson Avenue (Route Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eatonton GA 31024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The March to the Sea (a few steps from this marker); The Stoneman Raid (a few steps from this marker); Putnam County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Putnam County Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Flagpole (within shouting distance of this marker); Putnam County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Branch Bank of the State of Georgia at Eatonton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Childhood Home of Joel Chandler Harris (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eatonton.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on November 25, 2021, by Bill Witherspoon of Decatur, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.