“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Buchanan in Haralson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Haralson County

Haralson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 6, 2008
1. Haralson County Marker
Inscription. This County, created by Act of the Legislature Jan. 26, 1856, is named for Gen. Hugh A. Haralson, Member of Congress and Chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs during the Mexican War. The County Site is named for James Buchanan, last Democratic President before the War. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff John K. Holcombe, Clerk of Superior Court Van A. Brewster, Clerk of Inferior Court Jesse M. Jeams, Tax Receiver Hiram Ray, Tax Collector Alfred H. Green, Ordinary George H. Hamilton, Surveyor William D.F. Mann and Coroner John McClung.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 071-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.104′ N, 85° 11.39′ W. Marker is in Buchanan, Georgia, in Haralson County. Marker is at the intersection of Business U.S. 27 and Weatherly Street, on the left when traveling south on U.S. 27Business . Touch for map. The marker is located on the old Haralson County Courthouse lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Buchanan GA 30113, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sandtown Trail (approx. 6.8 miles away); Seven Chestnuts (approx. 6.8 miles away); Historic Tallapoosa (approx. 6.8 miles away); Sacred Harp Singing (approx. 8 miles away); Hernando de Soto in Alabama (approx. 13.9 miles away in Alabama); Old Van Wert Polk County (approx. 15.6 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,307 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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