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Dudley in Laurens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Vallombrosa Plantation of Governor George Michael Troup

 
 
Vallombrosa Plantation of Governor George Michael Troup Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 17, 2014
1. Vallombrosa Plantation of Governor George Michael Troup Marker
Inscription.
Governor of Georgia 1823 - 1827
United States Senator 1816 - 1818 and 1829 - 1833
Champion and militant defender
of State Rights.
This principle above all
in his answer to
President John Quincy Adams:
“The argument has been exhausted.
You should stand by your arms.”
Erected by
John Laurens Chapter, D.A.R.
To honor a great statesman, a noble
warrior, a true Georgian and
an incomparable American.

 
Erected by John Laurens Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 32° 32.383′ N, 83° 3.283′ W. Marker is in Dudley, Georgia, in Laurens County. Marker is on U.S. 80 0 miles east of Troup Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker in the east end of a clump of bushes, about 200 feet east of Troup Lane. The marker is extremely extremely difficult to see. You should pull well off the road and walk to the marker; there is high-speed truck traffic on US Highway 80. Marker is in this post office area: Dudley GA 31022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Vallombrosa Plantation of Governor George Michael Troup Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 17, 2014
2. Vallombrosa Plantation of Governor George Michael Troup Marker
flies. The Oconee Electric Membership Corporation (approx. one mile away); Captain Hardy Smith House (approx. 8.5 miles away); Laurens County (approx. 8.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 9.5 miles away); a different marker also named Jefferson Davis (approx. 9.6 miles away); Intersection of Carolina West Florida, and Savannah Lower Creek Indian Trails (approx. 10.7 miles away); Dudley M. Hughes (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Vallombrosa Plantation of Governor George Michael Troup. Some other references list Troup's middle name as McIntosh rather than Michael.
 
Also see . . .  New Georgia Encyclopedia on George M. Troup. (Submitted on September 29, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWars, US Indian
 
Governor George M. Troup, from "The Life of George M. Troup", 1859 image. Click for full size.
By Edward Jenkins Harden
3. Governor George M. Troup, from "The Life of George M. Troup", 1859
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on August 24, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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