Vidalia in Toombs County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of the Vidalia Sweet Onion
Erected 1999 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 138-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 12.291′ N, 82° 21.761′ W. Marker is in Vidalia, Georgia, in Toombs County. Marker is on East 1st Street (U.S. 280) near Pete Phillips Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vidalia GA 30474, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Toombs County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Paul Anderson Dead River Cemetery (approx. 16.1 miles away).
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1. Delicious Vidalia Onions are only grown in Georgia. (Submitted on April 23, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Vidalia® Onions History. 1986- Georgia's state legislature defined the 20-county Vidalia® production area as follows: Emanuel, Candler, Treutlen, Bulloch, Wheeler, Montgomery, Evans, Tattnall, Toombs, Telfair, Jeff Davis, Appling, and Bacon counties in their entirety, along with portions of Jenkins, Screven, Laurens, Dodge, Pierce, Wayne, and Long counties. (Submitted on April 23, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Agriculture • Landmarks •
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