Villa Rica in Carroll County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Villa Rica Explosion
Erected 2007 by Georgia Historical Society, City of Villa Rica, and Villa Rica Downtown Development Authority. (Marker Number 22-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 43.895′ N, 84° 55.178′ W. Marker is in Villa Rica, Georgia, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Bankhead Highway (U.S. 78) and South Candler Street, on the left when traveling west on Bankhead Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 130 Montgomery Street, Villa Rica GA 30180, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bank of Villa Rica (within shouting distance of this marker); Villa Rica's Textile Industry (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Riders (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Mill (about 500 feet away); Thomas Andrew Dorsey (about 500 feet away); Thomas A. Dorsey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fullerville Jail (approx. one mile away); The Grove (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Villa Rica.
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,299 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on August 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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