Louisville in Jefferson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1978 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 081-3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 32° 59.914′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville GA 30434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old State Capitol (here, next to this marker); Site of Capitol Building (within shouting distance of this marker); To Commemorate the Site of the First Permanent Capitol of Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sacking of Louisville (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Market House (about 700 feet away); Louisville, Georgia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocky Comfort Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crossing the Ogeechee River (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Regarding "Yazoo Fraud". The U.S. Supreme Court decision on March 16, 1810, was the first time a federal court invalidated a state law.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Yazoo Fraud from New Georgia Encyclopedia. A more detailed account of the Yazoo Fraud, described as "one of the most significant events in the post-Revolutionary history of Georgia," (Submitted on November 8, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,879 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on August 12, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on November 6, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on February 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.