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Thomson in McDuffie County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Edward Watson

1856 - 1922

 
 
To Honor Thomas Edward Watson Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 14, 2011
1. To Honor Thomas Edward Watson Marker
Inscription.  
To Honor
Thomas Edward Watson
1856-1922
Author, Editor, Congressman, U.S. Senator
And
Father of Rural Free Delivery
This Marker was placed in 1949 by Camp No. 1401
Woodmen of the World

 
Erected 1949 by Camp No. 1401, Woodmen of the World.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list.
 
Location. 33° 28.183′ N, 82° 30.267′ W. Marker is in Thomson, Georgia, in McDuffie County. Marker is on Main Street (Georgia Route 17) 0 miles north of McDuffie Avenue, on the right when traveling south. The marker stands at the side of the McDuffie County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thomson GA 30824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rear Admiral Richard Ellington Hawes (here, next to this marker); McDuffie and Columbia Counties Confederate Monument (here, next to this marker); McDuffie County
To Honor Thomas Edward Watson Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 14, 2011
2. To Honor Thomas Edward Watson Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Sen. Thomas E. Watson (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodman of the World Supreme Sacrifice Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); VFW Post 6672 KIA Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); VFW Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Thomas E. Watson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomson.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Edward Watson. The New Georgia Encyclopedia biography of Sen. Thomas E. Watson. (Submitted on August 21, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Senator Thomas E. Watson image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
3. Senator Thomas E. Watson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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