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Social Circle in Walton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

In Memory of Emma Sansom

 
 
In Memory of Emma Sansom Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
1. In Memory of Emma Sansom Monument
Inscription.
In Memory Of
Emma Sansom
Heroine of the 60's

 
Erected 1928 by James M. Gresham Chapter Social Circle Ga. Covington Ga. U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 33° 39.373′ N, 83° 43.186′ W. Marker is in Social Circle, Georgia, in Walton County. Marker can be reached from West Hightower Trail west of North Cherokee Road (Georgia Route 11). Touch for map. Located in a little neighborhood park, behind the Post Office, and is deep in the far left corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Hightower Trail, Social Circle GA 30025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Social Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Hightower Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The March to the Sea (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brick Store (approx. 4 miles away); Sherman at Harris’ Quarters (approx. 6.2 miles away); Rutledge Station (approx. 6.5 miles
Emma Sansom Monument in rear of little park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
2. Emma Sansom Monument in rear of little park.
away); Rutledge (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named The March to the Sea (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Social Circle.
 
More about this marker. This monument was moved here from its previous location at the Social Circle city limit (Walton/Newton County line) at mile marker 0 of Georgia Highway 11. It was moved here as the location on Highway 11 was too busy to allow anyone to stop.
 
Regarding In Memory of Emma Sansom. The 60's mentioned on the monument refers to the 1860's.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Alabama article on Emma Sansom (Johnson). (Submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Emma Sansom. (Submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. HeroesWar, US Civil
 
View from Emma Sansom monument towards park and Hightower Trail. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
3. View from Emma Sansom monument towards park and Hightower Trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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