Fort Valley in Peach County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
James A. Everett
Founder of Fort Valley
Erected by Works Progress Administration. (Marker Number 49 D-6.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 32° 33.233′ N, 83° 53.283′ W. Marker is in Fort Valley, Georgia, in Peach County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 West Church Street, Fort Valley GA 31030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peach County (a few steps from this marker); Peach County World War I & II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Dead (approx. one mile away); St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Gardens (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hunt-Bond-Troup Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Home of Samuel Henry Rumph (approx. 7˝ miles away); Jailhouse Park / City of Byron (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Valley.
More about this marker. The marker was erected in the late 1930s.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.