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Cochran in Bleckley County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook

1884 – 1955

 
 
Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 29, 2012
1. Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook Marker
Inscription.  Beloved lifelong citizen of Cochran and Bleckley County, he was a banker, farmer, mayor, Rotarian, Mason, Shriner and a never failing friend to all. His example to do all men good helped shape the lives and destiny of this county. His Christian tolerance, his consideration of the rights and opinions of others, his unselfish service to this community will always be remembered. To thus honor his memory, his friends with deep affection pay this tribute.
 
Erected by Friends of James (Jim) Earnest Cook.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 32° 23.237′ N, 83° 21.322′ W. Marker is in Cochran, Georgia, in Bleckley County. Marker is on North 2nd Street (Business U.S. 23) 0 miles east of Cherry Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker stands on the lawn of the Bleckley County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 North 2nd Street, Cochran GA 31014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 29, 2012
2. Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook Marker
9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Lucian A. Whipple (a few steps from this marker); Bleckley County (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Perry L. Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Uchee Path (approx. 0.6 miles away); Evergreen Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Longstreet Methodist Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); The 1812 Soldiers (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cochran.
 
Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 29, 2012
3. Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook Marker
The Bleckley County Courthouse is in the background. The marker to the left is "Bleckley County," erected by the Georgia Historical Commission.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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