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Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia

 
 
Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 1992
1. Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Marker
Inscription.  Chipley was incorporated on December 9, 1882, following the extension of the Columbus and Rome Railroad one mile north of the Village of Hood. Old Hood was the predecessor of Chipley. Chipley was named after Colonel W. D. Chipley, a partner in the promotion of the railroad. The name was changed to Pine Mountain on February 19, 1958, after publicity generated by nearby Callaway Gardens established the location of this vacation resort at Pine Mountain.
 
Erected 1980 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is February 19, 1958.
 
Location. 32° 51.963′ N, 84° 51.293′ W. Marker is in Pine Mountain, Georgia, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 27) and Broad Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pine Mountain GA 31822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Iron Horse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethany Baptist Church (approx.
Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 20, 2012
2. Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Marker
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1.3 miles away); The J.L. Hand Gazebo (approx. 2.4 miles away); Smokehouse (approx. 2.4 miles away); Pioneer Log Cabin (approx. 2.4 miles away); Callaway Gardens (approx. 2.9 miles away); Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pine Mountain Valley Resettlement Project (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pine Mountain.
 
More about this marker. The marker was removed during a project which removed the old railroad tracks which paralleled US 27 through Pine Mountain. It has now (2012) been reinstalled.
 
Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 20, 2012
3. Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Marker
Looking south
Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, December 19, 2013
4. Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Mural
Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Mural image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, December 19, 2013
5. Chipley - Pine Mountain, Georgia Mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,768 times since then and 73 times this year. Last updated on September 2, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on September 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4, 5. submitted on December 20, 2013, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022