Jasper in Pickens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Coming of the railroad in 1883 made possible development of a large and important marble industry.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 112-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 28.143′ N, 84° 25.819′ W. Marker is in Jasper, Georgia, in Pickens County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jasper GA 30143, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (a few steps from this marker); Old Pickens County Jail (about 400 feet Oglethorpe Monument (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Georgia Marble Company and the Village of Tate (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (was approx. 5.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Carmel (Taloney) Mission Station (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (was approx. 6.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jasper.
Also see . . .
1. Pickens County. Official Pickens County website. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
2. Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
3. Second Pickens County Courthouse, Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia, ca. 1890. Description Jasper, ca. 1890. The second Pickens County Courthouse. It was built in 1888 and burned in 1947.
Site is Vanishing Georgia, hosted by the Georgia Division of Archives and History, Office of Secretary of State. (Submitted on February 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,134 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.